China May Halt Corn Imports From U.S. on GMO Cargoes, Yigu Says

 

Buyers in China, the second-biggest corn consumer, may halt purchases from the U.S. as quarantine officials reject more shipments with a non-approved genetically modified variety,said Yigu Information Consulting Ltd.

Inspectors this week stopped two bulk-carriers and smaller-sized container ships from unloading cargoes containing the insect-resistant MIR 162 grain, said Feng Lichen, the general manager of the researcher based in the northern port city of Dalian.

“It raises the question of whether we will see any more U.S. corn imports at all in the next few months,” said Feng, citing talks with traders in China. This will weigh on corn prices in the U.S. and force Chinese buyers to buy more local supplies, he said.

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Record Argentine soy crop to pump exports despite hoarding

Record Argentine soy crop to pump exports despite hoarding

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 | 10:00

Argentina will put downward pressure on world food prices by exporting more soy this year, even as growers hedge against the country's dysfunctional financial system by hoarding a bigger chunk of what is expected to be a record high crop.
The biggest harvest ever seen on the Pampas farm belt started last week, setting the stage for increased exports from the world's No. 3 soybean supplier. The size of the expected crop increase will at the same time allow growers to stockpile a larger percentage of the crop than last year.
Farmers are hanging onto their soybeans to use as a unit of savings preferable to Argentina's anemic peso, which has

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CRUCEROS.- Cinco cruceros traerán hoy a Málaga más de 10.000 turistas

Cinco cruceros traerán hoy a Málaga más de 10.000 turistas

El buque Ventura, de la naviera P&O, moverá casi 5.000 pasajeros en una operativa pionera

miguel ferrary 26.03.2014 | 05:00

El presidente de la Autoridad Portuaria, Paulino Plata, mantuvo ayer una reunión con el presidente de la Diputación Provincial, Elías Bendodo, para aunar esfuerzos en la captación y promoción de inversiones en la ciudad.La Opinión
 

Los cruceros serán hoy protagonistas en Málaga, con la coincidencia de cinco buques en el puerto y unos 10.000 turistas por el Centro, con un gasto generado que se estima en 750.000 euros en apenas una jornada.

Pero estas cifras hablan sólo de lo más

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Billionaire Ross Says Shipping Demand to Catch Supply Next Year

 

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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“We first invested in shipping about two years ago knowing it was a volatile industry, but it has proven to be even more volatile than we had anticipated,” billionaire investor Wilbur Ross said. Close

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“We first invested in shipping about two years ago knowing it was a volatile industry, but it has proven to be even more volatile than we had anticipated,” billionaire investor Wilbur Ross said.

 

Expanding trade will catch up with the glut of merchant vessels in the first half of next year as accelerating growth in developing economies makes up for

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