In its quarterly update, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) did not deliver on an expected increase in the planted area for soybean and corn. What does this mean for the futures limits of both?
Fastmarkets AgriCensus editorial director Tim Worledge explores the current outlook and direction ahead for the US corn market.
China’s wheat imports this year will surge to nearly one-and-a-half times that of the last marketing year due to growing demand in the animal feed sector.
While crops in the United States and Canada are already being impacted by hot and dry weather conditions, China is looking to Australia for its high-protein wheat supply.
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.
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.
Awareness and incorporation of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) policies within the graphite market are slowly developing, with take-up greater downstream - especially in the anode sector - and among developing companies, sources told Fastmarkets.
Steelmakers increasingly envision a feasible path to carbon neutrality by deploying a diverse array of partnerships and technologies in clean energy, efficiency advances and novel production techniques.
A new wave of frost raises concerns for the state of the corn market in Brazil.
GEM chairman Kaihua Xu has worked on building a path for recycling in China since the mid-1990s. He recalls the key steps along the way and discusses the growth and outlook for one of China’s leading recycling businesses with Susan Zou.