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Oilseed Highlights: Export Sales; Brazilian and Argentine Soy Crops; Ukrainian Rapeseed

Soy Export Sales Better Last Week Exporters of U.S. soybeans and soymeal had better success making new sales in the week ending 4 January. Net sales of soybeans for export in 2017/18 totaled 607,400 MT, a 28 percent increase over the week before but 47 percent below the previous four-week average.. The top destinations were China (616,500 MT), Germany (219,200 MT), the Netherlands (85,200 MT), Spain (71,500 MT) and Iran (65,700 MT). Those sales were partially offset by reductions for unknown destinations of 493,400 MT. Sales for export in 2018/19 totaled 9,000 MT and were all for Japan. Soybean exports last week totaled 1,546,200 MT, mostly destined to China (876,700 MT). Last week’s net soymeal export sales for 2017/18 shipment tot...

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Infrastructure investment due diligence

On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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