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USDA estimates Argentine 2011/12 wheat crop at 13.5 million

Monday, August 15th 2011 - 11:56 UTC
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Exports are also expected to drop by 1.5 million tons compared to July estimate  Exports are also expected to drop by 1.5 million tons compared to July estimate

The coming 2011/12 wheat crop of Argentina will reach 13.5 million tons instead of the 15 million forecasted last July, reported the US Agriculture Department, USDA.

The US government also downgrades 2011/12 wheat export estimates to 7.5 million tons from 9 million.

The USDA August report also confirms Argentine soybean production and export estimates for the 2011/12 crop at 53 million and 8.5 million tons.

Regarding corn, USDA confirmed its 26 million tons estimate for the 2011/12 harvest, with exports of 14.5 million tons, as had been forecasted in July.
 

Categories: Agriculture, Economy, Argentina.
Tags: Argentina, wheat.

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  • wesley mouch

    Oh my. The Peronists will have less to steal. This could be bad news for The Divine Miss K. Hopefully the Malvinas will be available for further looting.

    Aug 15th, 2011 - 04:55 pm 0
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