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China: Increasing Demand for Grains

By: Elisa Donegatti and Ester Venturelli Since September 2023, China has accelerated its purchases in the grain markets (+26.3% from January to April 2024). Although this growth involves various products, two stand out in particular: Barley and Sorghum. Imports of Barley (not for sowing) amount to more than 6 million tons. Of these, 48% is supplied by Australia, which has resumed exporting Barley to China after the latter removed tariffs last August following a three-year interruption. Other main suppliers include

China: Increasing Demand for Grains

By: Elisa Donegatti and Ester Venturelli Since September 2023, China has accelerated its purchases in the grain markets (+26.3% from January to April 2024). Although this growth involves various products, two stand out in particular: Barley and Sorghum. Imports of Barley (not for sowing) amount to more than 6 million tons. Of these, 48% is supplied by Australia, which has resumed exporting Barley to China after the latter removed tariffs last August following a three-year interruption. Other main suppliers include

The explosive force of the Brazilian exports

By: Marika De Vincenzi, Elisa Donegatti, and Ester Venturelli In the last two agricultural years, Brazil has produced high quantities

Fertilizers: Price decline stimulates trade

By: Elisa Donegatti and Ester Venturelli In 2022, the EU produced 54.4 million tonnes of fertilisers, down by -7% compared

Cereals stand out in a weak Chinese agri-food import

di: Elisa Donegatti, Mirco De Vincenzi, Ester Venturelli During the first trimester of 2024, China increased imports of Cereals by

Cereals stand out in a weak Chinese agri-food import

di: Elisa Donegatti, Mirco De Vincenzi, Ester Venturelli During the first trimester of 2024, China increased imports of Cereals by

The explosive force of the Brazilian exports

By: Marika De Vincenzi, Elisa Donegatti, and Ester Venturelli In the last two agricultural years, Brazil has produced high quantities

Fertilizers: Price decline stimulates trade

By: Elisa Donegatti and Ester Venturelli In 2022, the EU produced 54.4 million tonnes of fertilisers, down by -7% compared

Cereals stand out in a weak Chinese agri-food import

di: Elisa Donegatti, Mirco De Vincenzi, Ester Venturelli During the first trimester of 2024, China increased imports of Cereals by

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

 

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

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Soybean: Prices on the rise in the new season

CLAL Soybean reportWorld production Global Soybean production for 2019/2020 season, is forecast at 337.70 Mio Tons, -5.7% compared to the 2018/2019 season, but it is still slightly above the level of the previous forecast. Soybean total use is continuously growing, and given the lower expected production, ending stocks should reach 96.67 Mio Tons (-12,34%). Soybean production in Brazil, expected to be the world’s main producer in the 2019/2020 season, should reach 123 Mio Tons (+5.1% compared to 2018/2019 season). United States’ production

Fewer farms and higher yields per cow: the trends in the U.S.

U.S. farm indicatorsThe number of farms in the United States continues to shrink, while the farm size is becoming larger. The number of farms in the United States for 2018 is 2,029,200, down 12,800 farms from 2017 and down 70,100 from 2013. Analyzing the data collected by the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America (USDA) it also comes to