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15 Apr 2015

“Northern Arc” of ports is future of Brazilian grain exports

By Michael Cordonnier, Soybean & Corn Advisor, Inc Farmers in Mato Grosso, which produces about 30% of Brazil’s soybeans, have long complained about the poor condition of the highways in the state and the high cost of transporting their... more

15 Apr 2015

AgFlow grain procurement workshop at Global Grain Asia conference

By Siavosh Arasteh, Managing Director, AgFlow SA For the third consecutive year, AgFlow organised an afternoon workshop at the Global Grain Asia conference in Singapore (10-12 March 2015). Experts were invited to present and discuss market topics... more

15 Apr 2015

Buyers' right to reject goods revisited by the High Court

By Ivanna Dorichenko, Consultant, Clyde & Co LLP Fresh guidance on the well-established principle of the law on remedies available to an FOB Buyer for nonperformance of the contract was recently given by the High Court in the case of Aston FF... more

15 Apr 2015

China’s growing role as an agricultural Importer

By Fred Gale, Senior Economist, Economic Research Service, USDA China has emerged as one of the world’s most important agricultural importers. China became the top export market for US agricultural products in 2010, and WTO statistics show... more

15 Apr 2015

Global growth a challenge but global living standards will decide commodity price trends

By Professor Trevor Williams, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Global financial markets have started 2015 in febrile mood. Equity markets in the developed economies finished 2014 broadly where they started, but have surpassed these levels in 2015 t... more