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Saturday, December 3, 2022
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Dirty Bulkers Are Now Being Used To Carry Food Crops to Asia

By Ann Koh and Hallie Gu (Bloomberg) –Dirty bulk ships used to carry iron ore are being scrubbed clean so that they can transport grain to Asia, in

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 6460

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Corn Crashes as Hurricane Ida Devastates Busiest U.S. Export Hub

Corn Crashes as Hurricane Ida Devastates Busiest U.S. Export Hub

(Bloomberg) –Corn prices in Chicago sank to a seven-week low as broken grain elevators and power outages in the U.S.’s busiest agricultural port raised

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 2659

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
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Hurricane Ida Threatens U.S. Grain Exports If Disruptions Linger

(Bloomberg) —Hurricane Ida is shaking up grain exports in the U.S.’s busiest agricultural port, a problem that could balloon as the nation approaches

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1033

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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China’s Scrutiny of Corn Imports Spurs U.S. Cargo Cancellations

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is clamping down on some corn imports amid concern that overseas purchases have spiraled out of control, prompting

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 19429

Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Maritime News

U.S. Corn Shipments Hit 24-Year Highs Despite China Cancellations

By Michael Hirtzer April 24 (Reuters) – U.S. exporters last week shipped the most corn in at least 24 years, government data showed on Thursday, despite

April 24, 2014
Total Views: 2

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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Corn Shipments to China Halted

Chinese importers canceled purchases of four cargoes of U.S. corn this week, after one cargo was diverted to Vietnam last week, U.S. government data showed on

February 6, 2014
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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Maritime News

Commodities: Corn Set for Biggest Drop Since 1960

Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) — Corn headed for the biggest annual drop since at least 1960 and wheat tumbled the most in five years as grain production climbs to

December 31, 2013
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Maritime News

China Said to Refuse More Than 500,000 Tons of U.S. Corn

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) — China has rejected more than half a million metric tons of genetically modified U.S. corn in November and December, almost three

December 18, 2013
Total Views: 28

Friday, September 27, 2013
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China’s Gonna Need More Corn

China’s corn self-sufficiency could fall to 93% by 2018 and to 90% by 2020, according to an executive in the corn division at state grain trading

September 27, 2013
Total Views: 27


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