By John DePutter & Dave Milne –
July 30, 2019
“China has approved wheat imports from the Russian region of Kurgan, the Chinese customs office said on Friday, bringing Russia a step closer to its goal of dramatically increasing grain exports.” Reuters, July 26, 2019 Read more…
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – Oct. 16, 2018
“Brazilian farmers are planting the new soy crop at a record pace, reaching 20 percent of the projected area by Thursday, consultancy AgRural said on Monday.”
-Reuters, Oct. 15, 2018
What it means:
The impact on Chicago soybean futures may be negligible or even non-existent for now, but don’t go to sleep on it – Brazil is a major market factor.
By John DePutter & Dave Milne – January 30, 2018
“Argentinian production of soybean is to hit a five-year low of 52 million tonnes in the 2017/18 crop year, as yields are expected to fall 13% to 2.9 tonnes/hectare, according to a weekly market note by the Rosario Board of Trade.”
– AgriCENSUS, Jan. 29, 2018
By John DePutter and Dave Milne – February 27, 2017
The News: Infl ation rate rises to 2.1%, fuelled by higher gas prices.
Statistics Canada released its monthly update on inflation Friday. A 6.3% increase in transportation costs was the main contributor to the higher inflation rate. From the Financial Post.