Meanwhile, Brazil has a big production of coffee and there is a slow start to the harvest season for sugar in the US.
Canada and China continue to have weaker trade relations and canola demand from China have been decimated.
US spring wheat planting progress has been slow while there is weak demand for U.S. cotton.
Crop exports are affected as Canada and China continue to have weaker trade relations. This is due to the political struggle over the Huawei executive who...
A Canadian court case could lead to a Chinese national being deported to the US on industrial espionage charges. Meanwhile, the resolution of the US-China trade...
The US government implied last week that negotiations on a complete deal could be wrapped up this month.
The US-China trade talks continued. Enough progress was made that the US, including the president, made noises about postponing and increase in tariffs.
Demand from the mills is said to be quiet, but exports are going strong, with US prices deemed competitive in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.
With El Nino in the forecast, Brazil could be affected by drought which could hurt its coffee production. Meanwhile, India will explore ethanol use for surplus...
Poor petroleum futures have affected the commodities market in the past week. Cotton had improved sales in China while there are plenty of sugar supplies.