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RPT-As bumper harvest nears, Argentina's soy farmers stall deals waiting for trade war's end

21 Mar 2019

PERGAMINO, Argentina/CHICAGO, March 20 Francisco Santillan, 55, a grains farmer from the heart of Argentina's soybean country, has two things on his mind: the rains and twists and turns in a bitter trade war between the United States and China that has hurt prices.

As bumper harvest nears, Argentina's soy farmers stall deals waiting for trade war's end

21 Mar 2019

PERGAMINO, Argentina/CHICAGO Francisco Santillan, 55, a grains farmer from the heart of Argentina's soybean country, has two things on his mind: the rains and twists and turns in a bitter trade war between the United States and China that has hurt prices.

U.S. farm belt slammed by floods, heavy snow from bomb cyclone

16 Mar 2019

A harsh late winter storm broadsided a vast swathe of the U.S. agriculture industry this week as heavy snow closed roads and buried cattle in the Plains while excessive rain flooded Midwest farm fields and swamped grain elevators.

Crushed: Argentina's soymeal plants battered by trade war and taxes

08 Mar 2019

ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO In the grains hub of Rosario on the banks of Argentina's Parana River, the local soy crushing factories are feeling the chill of a trade war between the United States and China.

Crushed: Argentina's soymeal plants battered by trade war and taxes

08 Mar 2019

ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO, March 8 In the grains hub of Rosario on the banks of Argentina's Parana River, the local soy crushing factories are feeling the chill of a trade war between the United States and China.

China makes first soy purchase since 10 million tonne promise - traders

08 Mar 2019

CHICAGO Chinese state-owned firms bought at least 500,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, traders said, in the first purchases since a U.S. official said last month China had committed to buying an additional 10 million tonnes as part of trade negotiations.

Exclusive: China buys at least 500,000 tonnes U.S. soybeans: traders

07 Mar 2019

CHICAGO Chinese state-owned firms bought at least 500,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans on Thursday for shipment primarily from Pacific Northwest grain export terminals from June to September, two traders with knowledge of the deals said.

Busiest U.S. grains port swamped by flooding as exporters await China deal

02 Mar 2019

Flooding and ice buildup on key rivers in the U.S. Midwest has stalled the movement of barges that supply export terminals at the Gulf of Mexico with grain and soy, barge and grain traders said.

UPDATE 1-China commits to buy 10 mln tonnes U.S. soy in White House meeting -Perdue

23 Feb 2019

Feb 22 China committed to buy an additional 10 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans in a meeting in the Oval Office on Friday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Twitter.

UPDATE 3-Bunge's U.S.-China trade war bet leads to Q4 loss, shares dive

21 Feb 2019

Feb 21 Global grains merchant Bunge Ltd reported a fourth-quarter loss on Thursday after a truce in the U.S.-China trade war ruined the company's bets on Brazilian soy, sending shares down to a three-year low.

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