Latest News for: Commodity producers


Algeria: Labor unrest intensifies as general prices rise. Country’s outlook compromised

The North Africa Journal 16 Apr 2021
... on a free fall, forcing producers to lower their output ... Pasta producers say the fall of the value of the Dinar, rising freight costs and the prices of byproducts and commodities have also risen on the international market are factors contributing to the pricing trends in Algeria.

Monsoon rains in India to remain ‘normal’ for third year, says IMD

Live Mint 16 Apr 2021
The forecast has a margin of error of 5%. TRENDING STORIESSee All ... A good monsoon boosts crop output, while deficient rains lead to drinking water shortages, lower crop output and higher imports of some commodities. The nation is the world’s top grower of cotton, the second-biggest producer of wheat, rice and sugar, and the largest buyer of palm oil ... .

5 UK shares I’d buy with £5k

The Motley Fool 15 Apr 2021
The first company is steel producer Evraz ... As one of the largest steel producers in Europe, Evraz could be one way to play this theme ... This company is one of the world’s largest iron ore producers ... It also produces other vital commodities such as copper. Rising commodity prices could help boost group profits and shareholder returns.

How to beat the market as Covid second wave sweeps the country

The Times of India 15 Apr 2021
We are evaluating companies which are playing a very constructive role in helping producers build their ethanol manufacturing capabilities ... If you think that the upward spiral in commodity prices is likely to sustain, you could directly own some of the producers of these commodities but that is not the way we have been looking at it.

Tirur betel leaves growers seek Centre’s support to promote it overseas

Business Line 15 Apr 2021
This would open up new opportunities for the product in overseas markets, Tirur Betel Leaf Producers Society has said. To leverage the benefit of the GI tag, the Society has urged the government to include the commodity in the trade promotion campaigns organised by the ministries concerned in both domestic and international fora.

5 things you need to know about federal drought aid in California

Red Bluff Daily News 15 Apr 2021
This comes after climate change and inadequate water supply are already battering California’s growers, who produce more than 400 commodities, worth nearly $50 billion a year, including about half of the nation’s fruits and vegetables and nearly a fifth of its milk.

British chocolate-maker Rowntree apologises for 'shameful' role in slave trade and 'oppressive practices' in apartheid-era ...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2021
The first area is that the business sold 'commodities of empire' which are likely to have been produced by enslaved or unfree workers ... goods produced by enslaved Africans in the Portuguese-colonised West African islands of São Tomé and Príncipe in the early twentieth century.

USDA reopens signup for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2

St Albans Messenger 14 Apr 2021
Producers are encouraged to visit to review eligible commodities and learn about the payment structure for each ... This act also authorized additional CFAP assistance of $20 per acre for producers of eligible CFAP 2 flat-rate or price trigger commodities ... Eligible producers do not need to submit a new CFAP 2 application.

Inflation or pollution? Tough choice facing China steel industry

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2021
The clash of priorities was evident in Premier Li Keqiang’s recent call for stronger controls on commodities markets. His comments followed data that showed producer prices rising in March at the fastest pace since July 2018, a trend that could impede the economy’s recovery.

Soybean processors knock on SEBI's door to cap price rise

The Economic Times 14 Apr 2021
The rise in price of soybean--an agri-commodity used to produce oil and animal feed--has resulted in soybean oil becoming costlier than mustard oil for the first time since 2008, when the global commodity markets had witnessed a sharp rally ... .

Automakers lacking in rubber to meet road

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 Apr 2021
Natural rubber is produced from the white sap of trees found in the warm, humid climates of countries such as Thailand and Vietnam ... The rubber industry is dominated by smallholders, making it difficult for producers to adjust quickly as demand changes, prices fluctuate or supply chain problems emerge.

China’s inflation warriors a step ahead of bond bears

Asiatimes 14 Apr 2021
The commodity risk moved to Beijing’s front-burner with news that producer prices jumped 4.4% in March from a year earlier – the biggest increase in two years ... The commodity risk moved to Beijing’s front-burner with news that producer prices jumped 4.4% in March from a year earlier – the biggest increase in two years.

Celebrating the life of Canadian produce veteran Sam Bertucci

Fresh Plaza 14 Apr 2021
A veteran in the produce industry, Sam began his career at a very young age working in his family’s supermarket in Toronto ... He had an extremely strong work ethic, a very dry but great sense of humor and he was a walking produce encyclopediabut you had to ask! Sam spoke five languages and was our go-to in-house doctor.

Quarterly GDP growth may reach record high

China Daily 14 Apr 2021
Amid rising international prices of commodities like oil and metals, China's producer price index, which gauges factory-gate prices, rose 4.4 percent year-on-year last month, the highest level in more than two years, according to the NBS.

Is inflation a problem?And if so, who will feel the most pain?

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2021
As factories and supply chains groan back to life, it’s causing transport bottlenecks, rising shipping costs, and shortages of commodities like copper and oil to produce things ... Well, let’s take a look at producer prices, which measure the change in prices that factories charge to wholesalers ... Simply put, producer prices are going up.