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Pig pandemic adds to German pork sector pain as exports banned

15 Sep 2020

HAMBURG/LONDON An outbreak of African Swine Fever threatens to keep German pork locked in the European Union with China, South Korea and Japan all banning shipments, a major setback in an already challenging year for meat producers following COVID-19 outbreaks at plants.

German pork exports to China, some other non-EU states not feasible, ministry says

11 Sep 2020

HAMBURG German pork exports to China and some other non-European Union countries are temporarily not feasible and have stopped after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in a wild boar, Germany's agriculture ministry said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-German pork exports to China, some other non-EU states not feasible -ministry

11 Sep 2020

HAMBURG, Sept 11 German pork exports to China and some other non-European Union countries are temporarily not feasible and have stopped after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in a wild boar, Germany's agriculture ministry said on Friday.

Swine fever found in Germany putting pork exports at risk

10 Sep 2020

BERLIN/HAMBURG Germany confirmed on Thursday that African swine fever (ASF) had been found in a dead wild boar near its border with Poland, threatening pork exports to China from Europe's biggest pork producer, which were worth $1.2 billion last year.

GRAINS-Soybeans around 2-year highs on strong Chinese demand

08 Sep 2020

* (Recasts with European trade, adds new comment, changes dateline)

Chinese aluminium company Zhongwang scales back European operation

31 Aug 2020

BEIJING/HAMBURG Aluminium products company China Zhongwang Holdings has scaled back its European sales operation in a move that two sources close to the matter said is a result of EU anti-dumping investigations and the coronavirus-induced economic downturn.

British flour mills buy German wheat after slump in UK crop

28 Aug 2020

HAMBURG/LONDON British flour mills have been making large purchases of German wheat in past weeks after a collapse in the United Kingdom’s harvest this year, traders said on Friday.

British flour mills buy German wheat after slump in UK crop

28 Aug 2020

HAMBURG/LONDON, Aug 28 British flour mills have been making large purchases of German wheat in past weeks after a collapse in the United Kingdom’s harvest this year, traders said on Friday.

GRAINS-Corn at 6-week high on U.S.-China trade talks, U.S. crops

25 Aug 2020

* Decline in U.S. crop ratings underpins CBOT futures (Adds European trading, additional comment)

GRAINS-Wheat falls on expected abundance of global supply

10 Aug 2020

* Corn flat after hitting lowest since late June (Recasts with European trade, adds quotes, changes dateline)

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