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Documenting sugar sector

Documenting sugar sector

There has been plenty of debate and no real action in the sugar crisis. Although, the report that was released by the government highlighted many issues including supply, production, and demand, not much has been done to regulate the sector …

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U.S. ethanol production up, stocks down The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 975,000 barrels a day, up 10,000 on the week and 303,000 on the year, one of the first weeks blending demand concerns connected to COVID-19 impacted …

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Review of Pakistan’s export and import

Review of Pakistan’s export and import

Studies reveal that for a long time Pakistan’s external sector remained under pressure. Export were on a downward trajectory, while import increased considerably. The main causes linked with falling exports were currency overvaluation, domestic energy crises, worldwide market contraction, falling …

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Commodities In 2021 How India’s rice production can adapt to climate change challenges As the global population grows, the demand for food increases while arable land shrinks. A new University of Illinois study has investigated how rice production in India …

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Heavy rain dampens Bangladesh rice production Heavy rain has impeded Bangladesh’s rice production for the 2020-21 marketing year, according to the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Heavy rains and flooding in June and July …

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Sugar prices to remain high on fall in production The Government of Pakistan may not succeed in bringing sugar prices down in the near future at least, as a leading sweetener producer said prices would remain high due to a …

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US whole wheat flour output falls in 2020 Whole wheat flour production in 2020 totaled 20.12 million cwts, down 10 percent from 22.359 million cwts in 2019, according to data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the US Department …

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Global milk supply growth forecast to slow in 2021 Despite the disruption to food markets by coronavirus early in the year, dairy markets recovered quickly and remained surprisingly robust through 2020. This resulted in better than expected growth in milk …

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Defra cut UK harvest 2020 wheat production estimate: feed market report UK ex-farm grain prices gained throughout December. With spot feed wheat quoted at £197.60/t and feed barley at £143.30/t, on 31 December. This has increased the discount of feed …

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Commodities market position under Covid-19

Commodities market position under Covid-19

The outbreak of Covid-19 has been accompanied by widespread decline in global commodity prices. The pandemic presents a unique shock that has a major impact on both demand and supply of commodities. Oil markets have been most affected given the …

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Commodity markets in 2020 The mystery behind rising iron ore prices Over the past couple of months, the steel industry has witnessed constant dialogue between iron ore miners and steel producers, aimed at reaching common ground on the availability of …

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