China Resumes Purchase of U.S. Soybeans

Chinese companies made a big purchase of U.S. soybeans(worth $180 m) on Wednesday December 12, a sign that the biggest buyer of U.S. soybeans is turning back to the market that had suffered from...

Brazilian Agricultural Exports to Surpass $100 Billion in 2018

Brazilian exports of agricultural commodities in the whole 2018 are estimated to expand to as much as $102 billion, thanks to the world’s growing city population and resilient demand from China, which is stuck...

U.S. Farming Sector Stocks Up Chinese Chemicals Before Tariffs Kick in

U.S. suppliers for agricultural production are building up stockpiles of the Chinese chemicals that farmers use to control pests and improve yields - before new more-than-double tariffs on those Chinese products kick in on...

Oil Prices Rally As Doha Quits OPEC, China And US Agree On No Additional...

Oil prices rose on Monday December 3, as China and US agreed not to levy new tariffs on each other and Qatar decided to quit OPEC, wrapping up its 57-year membership. The world’s largest and...

Russia Competes With EU, U.S. For New Wheat Export Markets

Russia, already the world’s largest wheat exporter, set its mind to step further into some new markets dominated by the European Union and United States in efforts to squeeze into places what have usually...

China Doesn’t Import U.S. Soybeans, Argentina Becomes a New Big Buyer

In the past few months, Argentina has reduced soybean production due to drought and has switched from a soybean exporting country to an importing country. Argentina and one soybean exporting country, Brazil, are close...

U.S. Soybean Farmers Store Their Crops Waiting for Better Prices

U.S. soybean growers are carrying out a huge gamble. Instead of selling their crops right away, they are finding out all the containers that can store soybeans, including silos, bins, bags and hoarding them...

U.S.- China Trade War May Reshape U.S. Agriculture by Planting More Corn

For decades, corn has been the preferred crop for American farmers, with tall stalks covering the Midwest. But in recent years, because of the growing demand from China, soybeans have begun to compete with...

China to Experience Biggest Decline in Soybean Imports Amid Trade Row

China’s soybean imports are set to see a considerable decline up to 25 percent in the last quarter of 2018, thanks to the nation’s tariff war with the U.S. and high domestic stockpiles both...

Brazil Files Complaint With WTO Against China’s Sugar Tariffs

Brazil has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against China’s imposition of a set of supplemental tariffs on sugar imports, a recent filing published by the WTO showed. Brazil’s recourse to the WTO,...

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EU and Japan Sign Free Trade Agreement

The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...