Global AgInvesting (GAI), a researcher in the global agricultural sector, released a report on 2 May examining 34 new agri-food funds and more than 300 completed deals entitled, Global Ag & Food Investment in 2015: A Look at the Deals, the Trends, and What’s to Come.
Oilseed production in EU-28 could see a slight rise in 2016, compared to the previous year, according to a UFOP report published 4 May. This rise would be seen in soyabean and sunflower, however the rapeseed harvest may dip further.
If Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is impeached, trading companies and consultants have predicted that the real will continue to strengthen, reducing the country’s price advantage in local commodities, curbing foreign sales, Reuters reported on 14 April.
The world’s agribusiness ABCDs – Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus – are no longer the major market players in Brazilian oilseed and grain export, according to Reuters, which analysed 10 years of shipping data from Williams Shipping Agency.