This week, we look into India’s soybean output as the country continues to depend on soymeal imports, how Uruguay is expanding meat exports to Japan and South Korea while plant-based meats are hit with price spikes. We will also look at the sunflower price rise in Bulgaria, Kenya’s continued ban on GMO products, the surge in natural gas prices, and Cargill’s ESG plan to launch a carbon farming program.
Hi all! This week, Russia’s wheat export tax sees another rise due to its weekly tax changes and its effects on the export of the staple crop. Brazil plans for a bigger soya crop, Kenya and Pakistan are yet to implement an agreement on trade for mangoes, and sugar prices continue to rise due to the cold snap. In our ESG Spotlight: European start-ups plan to launch a plant to capture carbon dioxide.
This week we will be looking at the rise in food prices and how the ABCD’s, the world’s largest agricultural trade houses, are profiting as a result. We’ll also take a deeper dive into Cargill’s biggest profit in the company’s history. We report on how Brazil plans to recover from this season’s drought and frost with the plantation of over 40 million hectares for soybeans and 4.5 million hectares for corn. We will finally gain a snapshot of Uganda’s plan for its oil industry with the support of Total and Tanzania.
Weather, Pet Food, Tin, Brazilian Grain, and Oil
This week we look at Argentina’s large grain harvest for the coming season, the price rises in the coffee market with demand exceeding production for the first time since 2017, and now the US maintains the top position for Kenya’s coffee exports.
The hottest commodity in 2021 may in fact be commodities themselves as an asset class. Commodity index funds, which represent the performance of an array of commodities, are becoming some of the strongest performing investment vehicles to choose from in 2021, outperforming the S&P 500 Index, S&P 500 Value Index, and Nasdaq this year
This week we look further into carbon credit markets and how farmers can participate. We will also look into rising costs of raw materials for traditional western breakfasts, European wheat, and oil prices.
This week we look at how some countries are cutting back on fossil fuel production to remain in line with Paris Agreement commitments. Along with the launch of Emission Trading Systems in Europe and the outlook for essential commodities for this decade.