World food commodity prices rose in September, led by tightening supply conditions and robust demand for staples such as wheat and palm oil, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. FAO's Food Price Index averaged 130.0 points in September, up 1.2% from August and 32.8% higher than in September 2020. The index tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities.
The Argentine Agroindustrial Council (CAA) Thursday issued a statement whereby it warned that the marine logistics collapse is severely limiting agri-food exports.
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones has suffered his first ministerial reshuffle Wednesday following the resignation of Prime Minister Guido Bellido.
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones Sunday announced the country's Second Agrarian Reform, which seeks to promote the social inclusion of more than 2 million agricultural producers, according to the government's plan.
Brazil's major protein producer and exporter, Marfrig Global Foods, also the world's largest supplier of hamburgers started this month shipments to the United States from two of its plants, one in Chupinguaia, state of Rondonia and the other at Alegrete, Rio Grande do Sul.
The Governor of the Argentine Province of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillof, Wednesday met with beef producers after the measures announced by the Federal Government regarding the lifting of caps on exports, starting with the resumption of shipments to China.
Argentina will resume meat exports to China as of this coming Monday, it was announced Tuesday in Buenos Aires.
Argentina's new Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur is said to be speeding up the path towards the lifting of caps on meat exports in an attempt to bring in hard currency as the government of President Alberto Fernández desperately tries to recover from defeat at Sept. 12's Mandatory, Simultaneous and Open Primary (PASO) elections.
Paraguayan livestock traders foresee profits near the US $ 2 billion by the end of a most favourable 2021 for the activity, National Service for Animal Quality and Health (Senacsa) José Carlos Martín announced over the weekend in Asunción.
With different climate prospects, clearly more positive than last season, Brazil expects to harvest in 2021/22 a new record of some 143,75 million tons of soybeans, according to a survey with information from the main sowing states.