Monday, May 15, 2023
China considers cancelling more US corn purchases
Leading corn importer China may cancel more grain purchases from the US because it can buy more cheaply from Brazil, and some local swine feed producers are replacing corn with wheat, Taipei Times reported.
Monday, April 24, 2023
China's soybean imports from the US up in March, corn imports decline
China's soybean imports from the US increased 43% in March, according to data released on Friday, as harvest delays in top supplier Brazil prompted buyers to seek more US soybeans, Nasdaq reported.
Monday, March 27, 2023
China buys US corn as prices decline
Traders and analysts said declining corn prices have prompted a rush of Chinese purchases of the grain, as the world's largest buyer scrambles to make up for a slow start to its import programme, Nasdaq reported.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Brazil's corn shipments to China decline in February due to focus on soybeans
Brazil's corn shipments to China dropped sharply in February 2023 due to the increased focus on soybean shipments, and the shift in Chinese buyers towards other countries such as the US and Ukraine for their corn supplies, Nasdaq reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
China plans to expand pilot area for GM corn and soybeans
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has pledged to expand pilot projects in the country for the industrialisation of genetically modified (GM) corn and soybeans, according to a statement on the ministry's website, Global Times ...
Monday, February 20, 2023
China to plant less than 1% of corn with GMO types this year, say sources
China will likely plant less than 1% of its corn fields with genetically modified varieties this year, said two people familiar with the plans, dashing hopes for a full market launch of the technology in the world's second-largest corn mark ...
Friday, February 10, 2023
China becomes main destination of Brazilian corn exports in January by volume
Revised trade data released by the Brazilian government has showed that China became the main destination of Brazilian corn exports in January 2023 by volume, surpassing traditional importers like Japan, Iran, and Spain, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Brazilian meat processors concerned over China's demand for Brazil corn
Sindicarne, a meat processors' group from the major Brazilian meat-producing state of Santa Catarina, expressed concern about China's increased demand for Brazilian corn this year, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
China's wheat, corn, and soybean output in 2022 higher compared to last year
Data from China's National Bureau of Statistics showed the country's production of wheat, corn, and soybeans were higher compared to last year, Nasdaq reported.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
China Corn: Cautious mood, higher supply soften prices (week ended Dec 12, 2022)
After rising over 3% in six weeks, corn prices softened lately as more farmers were enticed to release inventories with prices higher. Buyers were cautious with purchases as the economic outlook of China remained uncertain.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
China imports more corn from Brazil
Brazilian corn exporters are finally displacing American exporters, more than two years after China re-entered the market, as Brazilian shipments to China are expected to soar this month, Hellenic Shipping News reported.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
More than 100 Brazilian firms have been approved to export corn to China
China's General Administration of Customs has approved 136 Brazilian traders, cooperatives and facilities to export corn to China, Argus Media reported.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
China's 2020-21 feed market: Rising corn prices and using wheat as substitute
The price of corn in China surged from ¥1,870/tonne in January 2020 to ¥2,629 /tonne by the end of 2020, an increase of ¥759/tonne.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
China looks elsewhere for corn as war hampers Ukraine's exports
China appears to be looking for other suppliers in the world market as Ukraine's corn exports are currently restricted due to the war in the country, Pig333 reported.
Saturday, May 28, 2022
China to allow Brazilian corn imports to replace Ukrainian shipments
China's Ministry of Commerce said the country's customs authority has finalised an agreement to allow Brazilian corn imports to replace Ukrainian shipments, an alternative to US corn, Reuters reported.

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