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March 7, 2013
The US Department of Agriculture upgraded Brazilian corn production futures by 1.5 million tonnes in February – resulting in a drop of corn prices in the commodities market. Wheat, which is in constant competition with corn, also dropped in price. This is good news for industries using these commodities. Francisco Redruello, Senior Foods Analyst at […]
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September 5, 2012
Heat and drought continue to be the story for commodities in late summer. According to Euromonitor’s Senior Food Analyst, Francisco Redruello, the lackluster corn crop is the root of high prices for grain and powdered milk, High corn prices due to a small harvest means farmers will turn to low grade wheat for feed and […]
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August 13, 2012
The heat wave in the Midwestern United States continued to take a toll on the corn crop, causing prices to continually rise. Euromonitor International’s senior food analyst, Francisco Redruello, gives his monthly soft commodities roundup, looking at wheat, grains, and other markets and ends with a prediction for August 2012. Download this podcast as an […]
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March 6, 2012
Download this episode as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Francisco Redruello, senior foods analyst at Euromonitor International, gives his monthly roundup of the soft commodities market. In February, the largest commodities story was the crisis in Iran, which impacted oil prices, but surprisingly, did not affect corn futures. Redruello also covers cocoa beans, […]
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December 12, 2011
Download this episode as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Francisco Redruello, senior foods analyst at Euromonitor, gives a summary of the soft commodities market in November 2011 including a look back at the year as a whole. Hear about: The effects of the increase in the price of the US dollar The impact […]
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November 3, 2011
   Download this podcast as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Francisco Redruello, Senior Foods Analyst at Euromonitor International, discusses the soft commodity market in October 2011 and gives an outlook for the remainder of the year. Learn about: How depreciation of the US dollar has impacted the commodities market What is behind the reversal […]
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October 6, 2011
Download this podcast as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Francisco Redruello, Senior Foods Analyst at Euromonitor International, discusses the soft commodity market in September 2011 in light of stock market panic and an increase in 3 percentage points in the US dollar index. Learn about: Grain losing its ‘safe haven’ status among traders […]
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September 7, 2011
Download this file as an MP3 In this episode of Globalcast, Francisco Redruello, Senior Foods Analyst at Euromonitor International, discusses the soft commodity market in August 2011. Learn about: The financial and economic background to August  short-term trading The ‘haven status’ of corn and wheat in the face of falling stocks The unexpected rise of […]
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