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Brazil: Covid-19 hits the dairy sector [News South America n°10/2020]

Period: June 8 – 19, 2020 During the past couple of weeks, mild climate conditions in Argentina and Uruguay stimulated the development of crops, and in particular Corn. In addition, the lower temperatures have improved milk yields. In Brazil, milk

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Argentina: WMP Export on the rise [News South America n°9/2020]

Period: April 27 – May 22, 2020 In Argentina and Uruguay, farm Milk production is steadily improving, with volumes that are more than enough to meet most manufacturing needs. The cream market remains firm, but butterfat supplies are slowly becoming

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Brazilian Government is buying milk powders to help needy people [News South America n°8/2020]

Period: April 13 – 24, 2020 In Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, farm milk output is slightly higher, in line with early-autumn seasonal patterns Scattered showers improved the growth of corn and soybean. This aspect, together with the recent decline in

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Milk demand higher than supply [News South America n°7/2020]

Period: March 30 – April 10, 2020 In Argentina most dairy cows are suffering from heat stress due to atypical high temperatures, limiting milk production. Milk and cream intakes are not sufficient to satisfy all manufacturing needs. Some contacts say

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Brazil: milk sales increase in retail, but fall in food-service [News South America n°6/2020]

Period: March 16 – 27, 2020 In South America, milk production is seasonally increasing. During the past weeks, lower temperatures and scattered showers have helped boosting dairy cows’ yields and soil moisture in several corn and soybean farming areas. Compared

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Argentina: export tariffs could affect SMP and WMP prices [News South America n°3/2020]

Period: January 20 – 31, 2020 Farm milk output is seasonally declining in the key dairy basins of South America. High summer temperatures had taken a toll on cows’ comfort, lowering their productive milk yields. Dryness returned in South America

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Dryness is reducing the quality of forage in Argentina [News South America n°1/2020]

Period: December 9, 2019 – January 3, 2020 In the past couple of weeks, hotter climate conditions prevailed in Argentina, causing dryness in several dairy areas, reducing the volume and quality of forage. However, grain stocks remain broad throughout the

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Argentina encourages consumption: 0% VAT on liquid milk and yogurt [News Sud America n°13/2019]

Farm milk production continues going up in South America, coming close to the peak of the year. Milkfat and protein components in the milk are steadily improving. Although in Brazil the milk production is higher compared to the previous couple

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Record Soybean import for China – New season outlook [Corn and Soybean - n°5/2018]

The estimates for the new season 2018-19, starting in September for Corn and in October for Soybean, forecast increasing production and use and decreasing ending stocks from 2017-18. Corn production is forecast at 1056.07 Mio Tons (+1.9% from a year

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Argentina: dryness affects yields for Corn and Soybean [Corn and Soybean - n°2/2018]

Global production for the season 2017-18 is projected lower both for Corn and Soybean, respectively at 1041.7 Mio t (-0.3% from January outlook) and 346.9 Mio t (-0.5%). Corn production decreased for Ukraine (24.1 Mio t, -3.5%), based on the

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