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PM markets: wheat slides on global competion, sugar rallies
The prospect of overseas competition weighed on wheat prices, while sugar rallied on weather fears and Chinese imports
China to turn net cotton, wheat exporter - but coffee imports to boom
The major commodity consuming country will by 2020 see sharp differences in its trade pattern of ags, from palm oil to coffee, says Barclays
French wheat prices slashed in bid for Egyptian sales
Soufflet cut $11 a tonne off its offer price for French wheat, in a failed bid to win Egyptian sales from Black Sea product
Harvest-time rains begin to tell on UK wheat, barley quality
Persistent rains, which have slowed harvest progress to levels comparable with the dire year of 2012, are starting to take a toll on grain specs
Canadian canola, wheat stocks larger than expected
Canada's stocks of major crops beat market forecasts, with a backlog from the huge 2013 harvest taking longer to clear than thought
'Oversold' sugar futures try, again, to retake 11 cents a pound
Sugar prices, having staged a "remarkable" performance in the last session, make another stab at retaking a psychologically important point
Australia canola hopes rise as El Nino fears wane
Farmers have switched more land to crops such as pulses than many observers had thought. Still, yield prospects are better, an industry report says
Syngenta shares rise as it puts vegetable seeds arm up for sale
The agrichemicals giant, which saw its shares tumble last week after Monsanto pulled a bid, unveils "actions to accelerate shareholder value creation"
Brokers raise hopes for US corn and soybean yields
Allendale predicts the second largest soy and corn yields on record, while FCStone raises its row crop yield forecasts from last month
ICAC lifts cotton price hopes, despite China stock market 'turmoil'
The intergovernmental group cuts its estimate for world cotton stocks at the close of this season, flagging higher demand outside China
Dairy fraud may 'ruin' drive to boost Russian milk output
Stefan Duerr, the head of Russia's top milk producer, warns over the threat posed by illegal adulteration of dairy products with vegetable fats
Wheat market finds fresh weather worries in Russia, S America
Too little rain in parts of the former Soviet Union is raising concerns over autumn sowings, while in South America too much rainfall is the issue
GlobalDairyTrade prices extend rally, but lag futures market
Prices at the dairy auction rise by more than 10%, but the rally falls short of that implied by movements in New Zealand milk futures
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