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Chinese oilseed imports fall short of forecast

Chinese oilseed imports have fallen short of expectations, reducing overall imports for 2021/22 by 2mt to 90mt. The USDA explained that Covid-19 restrictions, slowing...

Chinese soybean imports down but will recover next year

Chinese soybean imports were revised downward to 94mt in 2021/22 due to high prices, a slowing economy, and Covid-19 restrictions. The USDA noted that...

Cofco completes new sustainability-linked loan deal

Cofco International, China’s agriculture supply chain company, recently signed an agreement for a USD 1.6 billion multi-tranche sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with 19 banks...

Indian chicken prices high but farmers are not profiting

Indian chicken prices are rising but high raw material costs mean farmers are making less money. Sushanth Rai, President of the Karnataka Poultry Farmers...

Brazil expects good corn harvest as China eyes purchases

Brazil has announced a fair harvest for its second corn crop this year, in time for news of China approving Brazilian corn. According to S&P...

South America, US prop up global soybean supply

Global soybean supply is projected to grow in 2022/2023 as South America and the US report good harvests. The USDA in its May Wasde...

Buckle up, grain supply will continue to face issues

The International Grains Council (IGC) has warned feed producers to prepare for another tough year for grain supply in 2022/2023 as it released its...

Vietnam soybean imports from Cambodia up 459%

Vietnam’s soybean imports from Cambodia in Q1 reached 4480 tons, a 459% increase over 2021. Meanwhile, imports from top suppliers like Brazil and US...

High feed costs, meat prices and declining consumption

Asian feedmillers continuing to face high feed costs are finding no takers for the pricier meat they produce. They fear this would result in...

China looks to reduce its soybean import dependency

China is actively following up on its plans to wean itself off soybean and meal imports. Sitonia Consulting reported that the China Animal Agricultural...

China may boost grain imports due to crop challenges

China might boost its grain imports due to a challenging planting season among others. Corn, soybean, and rice growers in the northeastern provinces face...

Feedmillers want Thai govt to curb corn, sbm exports

The Thai Feed Mill Association (TFMA) has urged the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) to temporarily suspend exports of corn and soybean meal (sbm), to...

Opt for alternative ingredients to reduce feed costs

Find alternative ingredients to reduce feed costs, Budi Tangendjaja, USGC Technical Consultant, advised feed formulators in Southeast Asia. Monitor corn and soybean meal prices...

Malaysia to reduce dependence on imported feed inputs

Malaysia is reviewing its agriculture policies to reduce dependence on imported feed inputs, driven by Covid-19 and the Russia-Ukraine conflict impacts. Agriculture and Food Industries...

Rewarding scramble for solutions

Beginning May 11 and running for three consecutive Wednesdays, Asian Agribiz will stream its popular Layer Feed Quality Conference. As always, top on our...

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