Argentina trucker strike hits arrivals at key ports

Argentina trucker strike hits arrivals at key ports

27th January, 2021

Strike action by truckers in Argentina is having an impact on the number of lorries arriving at the country’s main grain ports, industry sources told AgriCensus.

Total and Engie to produce green hydrogen for biofuel

Total and Engie to produce green hydrogen for biofuel

26th January, 2021

French oil giant Total has partnered with energy company Engie to build and operate a renewable hydrogen production site in France to support production of biofuel, the companies announced on 13 January.

China sees soyabean imports hit record levels in 2020

China sees soyabean imports hit record levels in 2020

25th January, 2021

Soyabean imports in China reached record levels in 2020 due to improved crushing margins and a rise in demand from the pig sector, Reuters reported on 14 January.

Latest issue: January 2021

January 2021

Our January 2021 issue focuses on palm oil, including a look at Indonesia – the world’s top producer of the crop – and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on prices, demand and supply, with a forecast for 2021.

In a special focus on rendering, we write on how the USA uses rendered protein to produce pet food, helping to reduce food waste.

We report on the global coconut market and how urgent action is needed to promote a sustainable industry.

And we take a look at China, the world’s second largest importer of edible oils, with some of the most well-developed ports globally.

In addition, the January 2021 issue includes a round-up of the latest plants and project developments around the world.

OFI’s regular mix of news, event listings and statistics…