Tagged: demand

The News & What it Means – New-Crop US Soy Ending Stocks Set to Drop but So What?

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – May 16, 2019
The news:

“The USDA forecast new-crop soybean ending stocks at 970 million bu, which would represent a 25-million bu reduction from the revised 2018-19 ending stocks estimate of 995 million.”

– Syngenta website article, May 10, 2019

The News & What it Means – Higher US Wheat Prices Take Bite Out of Exports

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – March 20, 2018

 

The news:

“The two main stories in wheat are the abysmal shape of the hard red winter (HRW) variety grown in the central and southern Plains due to widespread drought conditions, and the fact that the resultant rally has made our [US] wheat even less competitive in the world export markets.”

DTN, Mar. 19, 2018 

The News & What it Means – China’s Big Appetite & Brazil’s Evolution into an Ag Powerhouse

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – June 13, 2017

 

The news:

“The combination of more mouths to feed with even faster-growing wealth in the world’s most populous nation has made China a magnet for farm goods, especially from the US, which now sells more of its harvest to China than any other country.”

– Bloomberg, June 12, 2017

The News & What it Means – Canadian Inflation Rates & Big South American Crops

 

By John DePutter and Dave Milne – February 27, 2017

 

The News: Inflation 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.