Hot Commodities: China Round Up

Hey All,

We are closing in on the year and we are bringing you a roundup of China’s trades and alternative routes for their raw materials demand. With the Trump administration set to hold another round of trade talks with the Chinese government, a long-lasting agreement by the G2 nations is required to avoid a global economic downturn.

Hot Commodities: Hemp Planting Updates

It’s crunch time for planting decisions. Today is the last day for corn prevented planting filings – a range of options on crop insurance that gives payouts for not planting the full, normal crop – for the corn belt. CBOT corn futures rallied this week to break-out levels as corn acres planted as of last week came in well below both last year and the 5-year average. And now the fall army worm could decimate crops in China.