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Vladimir Pekic

Vladimir Pekic is a freelance journalist who writes for both IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He has many years’ experience covering a wide range of agri-food and commodity topics across Europe and Latin America.

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Brazil 10 year forecast: Sugar output to rise by 17.3%

Brazil’s sugar output is predicted to rise 2.3% per year in the period between 2016/17 and 2026/27 until reaching a new high of 45.50 million tonnes of sugar, according to a new mid-term forecast for the country’s agri-industry prepared by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock Production and Supplies (MAPA).

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Daily Price Update 17/08/2017: Polish fats at three-year highs

Polish butter prices have been constantly above the comparative weekly prices for the past three years in the first half of 2017.
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Market Report: Palm oil prices under global glut pressure

International palm oil prices are starting to feel the heat from an expected record global production volume in 2017/18, which at 66.86 million tonnes will be almost 5 mln tonnes more than the previous palm oil record from 2016/17.

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Brazilian rice values weaken as farmers hold stock

The Brazilian rice market continued to suffer from low liquidity in the week ending August 4, according to Brazil’s National Supply Company (CONAB). 

Rice Brazil

Brazilian coffee exports see annual drop

Brazilian coffee exports have weakened so far this year, however, there is optimism about a possible improvement of the export performance later in the year, in light of a better harvest production forecast.

Coffee Brazil

ABIOVE raises Brazil soy forecast

The Brazilian Vegetable Oil Industry Association (ABIOVE) once again raised its forecast for soy production in the country to 113.80 million tonnes, an increase of 0.5% from the previous forecast announced a month.

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