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Global demand for oilseeds - primarily soybeans, canola and palm - is coming from China, North America and Europe concurrently. This is creating an increasingly volatile market for oilseeds, sending prices soaring. The grains market, with corn and wheat at the forefront of our news and analysis, is facing challenges including extreme weather conditions and high prices.
The impact of growing renewable diesel production on vegetable oil refining in the US.
Tough outlook for Vietnam’s feed imports as hog price falls
The impact of Covid-19 lockdowns continues for Vietnam’s agricultural sectorRead more
China’s improved crush margin stokes huge 40-cargo bean buying spree
Trade sources report 2.6 million tonnes purchased following a positive outlook for China’s soybean crush marginsRead more
China’s fertilizer exports ban raises worries from global markets
Will China continue to squeeze its controls of the world’s phosphate supply?Read more
Crush plants shut down as China energy consumption policy bites
How new emissions targets are causing the closure of soybean crushing plants in Jiangsu and Tianjin, ChinaRead more
Iran’s wheat imports could triple next year after severe weather conditions
Iran may triple its wheat imports in 2021-2022, with Russian exports at 4m tonnes, as the region recovers from dry and hot weather conditions.Read more
How the oilseeds market emerged as the global driver of agriculture markets
In a volatile environment, where are the opportunities and how do you manage risk in an increasingly uncertain landscape?Read more
Is growth of sustainable aviation fuel in the market set to soar?
Fastmarkets AgriCensus editorial director Tim Worledge explores the opportunities and challenges facing the sustainable aviation fuel market in a post-pandemic world.Read more
US soybean oil stocks to remain tight as biodiesel use grows
Explosive growth in renewable diesel production has led to an extremely tight US soybean oil supply/demand situation.Read more
Brazil to open up for US GMO corn imports
The Brazilian corn market will be tight this year. Brazil’s agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina, has announced that Brazil will now allow for US GMO corn imports.Read more
US crop corn export outlook shrouded by uncertainty
The scintillating pace of US corn exports has been the hallmark of the 2020-21 marketing year, but as the year winds up and thoughts turn to the new marketing year, the country's export outlook lacks clarity.Read more
Uncertainty in Asia forward buying of Black Sea new crop wheat
Traders grapple with high freight prices, Russian tax changes, extreme weather concerns. What does this mean for forward bookings of new crop Black Sea wheat?Read more
USDA planting rattles soybean and corn outlooks as futures hit limits
In its quarterly update, the USDA did not deliver on an expected increase in planted area for soybean and corn. What does this mean for the futures limits of both?Read more
Economic outlook 2022 – could stagflation reduce the roaring 20s to a whimper?
Lasse Sinikallas, director of macroeconomics, shares his outlook for the next 6-12 months, looking at the fundamental drivers of the global economy, including consumption, production and inflation. Discover whether inflation is here to stay, how questions about China hang over the entire global economy and moreRead now
How Latin America lost a decade of economic progress
In Latin America, higher public spending in 2020 due to Covid-19 and higher global commodity prices in 2021 are driving up prices…Read now
Black Sea sunflower harvest to bounce back after weather-related losses last year
Sunflower harvest out of the Black Sea region could rise 6 million tonnes to 42 million tonnes this year, with most coming from Ukraine and Russia.Read now
US Supreme Court ruling to have limited impact on biofuel waivers
A recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court on biofuels reopens the door to extensions for all who want exemptions to biofuel blend requirements.Read now
Factbox: Argentina’s agriculture facing major challenges
Fastmarkets AgriCensus details four of the main challenges surrounding Argentina’s agriculture sector, and discusses its impacts across logistics and trade dynamics.Read now
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