Category: Maize

FNB wheat predictions

International markets: After a bearish start to last week on the back of China’s retaliation to the latest round of US further tariffs on Chinese imports, grain and oilseed prices closed the week on a softer note in the maize and wheat markets.  The increased volatility in currency markets due to talk of China devaluing […]

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fnb agriculture commodities

International: Grain and oilseed markets on the international markets continued to be pressured by the ongoing US-China trade spat with President Trump indicating late last week that he would impose a temporary 10% tariff on the remaining US$300 billion Chinese imports. Commodities also saw losses with crude oil futures falling 8% last Friday. Meanwhile, the […]

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Crop estimates report shows a further upward adjustment to the expected 2018/19 grain and oilseed harvest

by Paul Makube, Snr Agricultural Economist at FNB Business South Africa’s 2018/19 summer crop season is set to finish on a positive note due to the recent good rains which will beneficial for the late planted grains and oilseeds especially in the Free State (FS) and the North West (NW) provinces. The National Crop Estimates […]

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