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U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/File PhotoHOUSTON/WASHINGTON [more…]

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

Published 29/01/2018

Farmer Blake Erwin drives a combine as he harvests corn on his farm near Dixon, Nebraska, U.S., October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. [more…]

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File PhotoBEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brazil’s share of soybean [more…]

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]

Low water still hampers Rhine and Danube shipping in Germany

Low water still hampers Rhine and Danube shipping in Germany

Published 17/07/2017

June 30, 2017 - A general view shows The Rhine Tower (Rheinturm) on the Rhine river in Duesseldorf.

Water on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remains shallow and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded, traders said on Monday.

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Brazil seeks meeting with USDA chief to discuss beef ban

Brazil seeks meeting with USDA chief to discuss beef ban

Published 07/07/2017

The Brazilian government has requested a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to discuss a ban imposed on the country's fresh beef, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Friday.

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South Korea to extend subsidy on some egg imports as bird flu hits local output

South Korea to extend subsidy on some egg imports as bird flu hits local output

Published 27/02/2017

A South Korean health official disinfects a vehicle to prevent spread of bird flu in Pohang, South Korea, December 19, 2016. Choi Chang-ho/News1 via REUTERS

South Korea is extending a scheme to subsidize up to half the cost of importing eggs by sea for another two months until the end of April, as it grapples with a shortfall in local supply in the wake of its worst-ever bird flu outbreak.

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Barge glut chokes U.S. shipping sector despite record harvest

Published 23/02/2017

A glut of idled river barges is clogging Mississippi River shorelines from St. Louis to New Orleans, leaving U.S. barge companies that haul grain, coal and other bulk goods counting their losses.

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