Wednesday, January 24, 2024
China's soybean imports from Brazil surge in 2023, US market share declines
China saw a surge of 29% in soybean imports from Brazil in 2023, according to customs data, solidifying the South American nation's dominance in the world's largest soybean market and eroding United States market share, European Supermarket ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Several gene-edited soybean, corn varieties approved by China
China has approved several gene-edited soybean and corn varieties, the country's agriculture ministry said on January 18.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
USDA confirms 297,000 metric tonnes of soybean sales to China
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has officially confirmed private sales of 297,000 metric tonnes of US soybeans to China, the first soybean sales under the USDA's daily reporting rules since December 19, 2023 and notably, the first t ...
Monday, January 15, 2024
China's December 2023 soybean imports dropped 6.9% year-on-year
China imported 9.82 million metric tonnes of soybeans in December last year.
Thursday, December 28, 2023
China grants licences to 26 companies for commercial production of GMO corn and soybeans
China has granted licenses to 26 domestic seed companies, allowing them to produce, distribute, and sell genetically modified corn and soybean seeds in specific provinces, a pivotal step toward the commercial planting of genetically modifie ...
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
China's demand for soybean feed expected to drop by 9.1 million tonnes this year
China's agriculture ministry has projected that the country's demand for soybeans used as animal feed may drop by 9.1 million tonnes for the whole year of 2023 thanks to the country's efforts to reduce and substitute the use of soybean meal ...
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
China approves 51 GM corn and soybean varieties for commercial production
Chinese authorities have granted approval for the commercial production of 51 genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean varieties, following a three-year trial period during which these crops were planted in selected regions across the cou ...
Thursday, December 7, 2023
China Soymeal: Prices dip over 7% in three weeks (week ended Dec 4, 2023)
Over the week, the closing price of CBOT January soy futures inched lower by 0.42%.
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
China's soybean imports from Brazil surge 71% in October
China witnessed a substantial 71% surge in soybean imports from Brazil in October compared to the same period last year, fuelled by the allure of more affordable prices resulting from a robust crop in the South American nation, Nasdaq repor ...
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
China's COFCO in agreement to obtain soybeans from areas with sustainable production in Brazil
China's state-run food group COFCO International and Modern Farming Group, which makes milk products, have signed an agreement "to supply and accept soybeans" coming from sustainable areas of production in Brazil.
Thursday, November 9, 2023
China makes biggest one-day purchases of US soybean in three months
China booked its largest single-day US soybean purchases in at least three months on November 7, traders said, offering a glimmer of hope for the most valuable US farm export after overseas sales of the 2023 harvest had fallen well behind t ...
Monday, November 6, 2023
China's soybean imports set to reach record high in 2023
China's soybean imports are expected to maintain their high levels throughout the fourth quarter, pushing the total for 2023 to a new all-time record, but lacklustre demand from unprofitable swine farms is anticipated to reduce purchases ea ...
Saturday, November 4, 2023
China Lysine: Market under pressure amid lower soymeal cost (week ended Oct 30, 2023)
Demand for lysine was limited as feed producers withheld purchases amid decreased usages. Lysine producers cut prices amid mounting inventory pressure.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
China Soymeal: Prices tumble 13% in six weeks (week ended Oct 16, 2023)
Over the week, the closing price of CBOT November soy futures rebounded by 1.1%.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
US shipments to China drive up export inspections of soybeans
Export inspections of US soybeans have surged to over two million metric tonnes for the week ended October 12, fueled in large part by shipments to China.

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