U.S. sorghum weekly export sales highlights - USDA

Aug 17 (Reuters) - U.S. sorghum weekly export sales highlights - USDA in latest reporting week: . : Net sales of 30,100 MT for 2017/2018 were for Spain (30,000 MT) and South Korea (100 MT). There were no exports reported during the week. -------------------------------------------------------------- . . Commodity: GRAIN SORGHUMS - UNMILLED. CMY NMY EXPORTS NET SALES NET SALES THIS WEEK SPAIN 30.0

U.S. soybean weekly export sales highlights - USDA

Aug 17 (Reuters) - U.S. soybean weekly export sales highlights - USDA in latest reporting week: . : Net sales of 133,400 MT for 2017/2018 were down 68 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Iran (133,500 MT, including 131,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Netherlands (108,600 MT, including 95,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), Peru (19,900 MT, switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Colombia (18,200 MT, including 14,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Indonesia

U.S. all rice weekly export sales highlights - USDA

Aug 17 (Reuters) - U.S. all rice weekly export sales highlights - USDA in latest reporting week: . : Net sales of 27,600 MT for 2018/2019 were reported for Costa Rica (10,700 MT), Saudi Arabia (5,200 MT), Mexico (3,600 MT), Canada (3,600 MT), and Honduras (3,100 MT). Reductions were reported for Jordan (200 MT) and Panama (100 MT). Exports of 44,200 MT were primarily to Mexico (25,900 MT), El Salvador (5,300 MT), Canada (4,300 MT), Haiti (1,700 MT), and Panama (1,500 MT). Exports for Own Account: The current exports for own account outstanding balance is 100 MT, all Canada.

U.S. corn weekly export sales highlights - USDA - Reuters News

Aug 17 (Reuters) - U.S. corn weekly export sales highlights - USDA in latest reporting week: . : Net sales of 339,000 MT for 2017/2018 were down 39 percent from the previous week and 26 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Japan (263,100 MT, including 50,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (133,300 MT, including 125,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,100 MT), Mexico (61,400 MT,including decreases of 14,900 MT), Peru (43,300 MT, including 38,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 600

TABLE-U.S. generation of renewable fuels rose in July -EPA

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The United States generated a higher number of renewable fuel blending credits in July compared with June, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. Some 1.37 billion ethanol (D6) blending credits were generated in July, up from 1.26 billion in June, and 310 million biodiesel (D4) blending credits were generated in July, compared with 318 million a month earlier. The credits are used by oil refiners and importers to show compliance with EPA-mandated

UPDATE 2-Ban on glyphosate would be 'disaster' for Brazil agriculture -minister

(Adds Maggi quote, comments from lawyer, Anvisa and federal prosecutor)

By Rodrigo Viga Gaier and Ana Mano

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - A potential ban on the popular herbicide glyphosate in Brazil over concerns it may cause cancer in humans would be a "disaster" for the country's agricultural industry, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday.

Sugar giant Tereos expels three members amid strategy row

PARIS, Aug 16 (Reuters) - France's Tereos, one of the world's largest sugar makers, has expelled three cooperative members it accuses of damaging its reputation in a row over the group's push to diversify.

The internal wrangling involves some senior representatives of the 12,000 French sugar beet growers who control Tereos. It comes as Europe's sugar sector is under pressure from falling world prices after ramping up supply to benefit from last year's abolition of European Union sugar quotas.

Top U.S. trade official sees NAFTA 'breakthrough' in days

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said he hopes there will be a breakthrough in NAFTA trade talks in the next few days, as the U.S continues discussions over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Lighthizer made the remarks at White House meeting of President Trump's Cabinet. Trump told Lighthizer he was in no rush for a resolution over the pact: "We’re either going to do a fair NAFTA for us or we're not going to do NAFTA at all." (Reporting by Steve Holland Writing by Susan Heavey)

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