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Tag: Cereal

  • Saturday, January 30th 2021 - 08:15 UTC

    Argentina wheat exports dropped 52% in December year to year

    The Rosario Stock Exchange (BCR), highlighted that in addition to the drop in production, exports were hampered by strikes

    Argentine wheat exports during December 2020 dropped 52% compared to the same month of 2019, the lowest level in the last five years. The cereal revenue was also the lowest in five years, according to information from the local portal Agrofy.

  • Friday, December 4th 2020 - 07:36 UTC

    FAO trims world 2020 cereal output forecast

    World cereal utilization in 2020/21 is now forecast to rise up to 1.9% from 2019/20, led by expectations of increasing feed use of maize and sorghum in China

    FAO has further lowered its forecast for global cereal production in 2020, which now stands at 2 742 million tons - still a record high and 1.3% above the previous year's outturn. The new forecasts released today with FAO's Cereal Supply and Demand Brief point to world coarse grains production of 1,470 million tons, wheat production of 761.7 million tons, and rice output of 508.4 million tons.

  • Wednesday, July 8th 2020 - 07:33 UTC

    World 2020 cereal production forecasted to reach new record

    Wheat production forecasts have been raised for India and the Russian Federation, more than offsetting a cutback to the EU and the UK expected outputs.

    World cereal production is poised to reach a new record level of 2 790 million tons in 2020 - up 9.3 million tons from the May forecast - surpassing the record-high registered in 2019 by as much as 3%, according to FAO's Cereal Supply and Demand Brief.

  • Monday, November 12th 2018 - 07:11 UTC

    This year will again be positive for global cereal production, anticipates FAO

    Worldwide output of coarse grains is forecast at 1 360 million tons, a 2.2 percent drop from 2017

    The United Nations FAO has raised its forecast for global cereal production in 2018 to 2.601 million tons, primarily due to higher estimates for wheat production in Canada and China. Nonetheless, the new forecast remains 2.1 percent below the record level achieved in 2017.

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2018 - 08:13 UTC

    Dairy prices push the FAO Food Price Index up in May

    The FAO Dairy Price Index increased 5.5% in May, averaging 11.5% higher than a year earlier. (FAO)

    Global agricultural food commodity prices rose in May, with dairy prices jumping significantly. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 176.2 points during the month, up 1.2% from April.