Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, December 03, 2020

Trade

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Feral hogs

Feral swine population a threat to export markets

Earlier this year, Germany faced a $1 billion loss in access to pork export markets after a single case of African Swine Fever (ASF) was detected in a wild boar. The population of feral swine in the United States, estimated between 4-9 million, also poses a threat to export security.
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Soybeans

US soybean shipment set to arrive in Brazil Thursday

Roughly 30,000 metric tons of U.S. soybeans are set to arrive in the Paranagua port in southern Brazil Thursday, demonstrating just how much Brazil — the world’s largest soybean producing and exporting country — has over-exported its own large crop this year.
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Chinese flag

China relishing RCEP trade pact victory

China is celebrating the signing of what will be the world’s largest trade pact, which includes 15 countries representing 30% of global GDP, pushing international trade to the forefront as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office in January.
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