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Singapore (Platts)--23 Mar 2017 354 am EDT/754 GMT
Rabobank has lowered its price forecast of palm oil for the second quarter of 2017 to an average of MR2,750/mt, or $621.40/mt, from the previous forecast of MR2,800/mt made in February, in view of the recovery in regional production, the bank said in its monthly market outlook note released Thursday.
Houston (Platts)--22 Mar 2017 535 pm EDT/2135 GMT
California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard carbon credit transfer values slid in the week ended March 19, according to Air Resources Board data.
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The Barrel Blog

March 21, 2017
Over 2000 container industry players descended upon TPM at Long Beach, end February, where one key theme I took away was the hesitancy to embrace price transparency.
February 23, 2017
When Bob Dinneen, CEO and president of the RFA, stepped up to address the National Ethanol Conference this week, the house was packed.
February 02, 2017
Blockchain technology is a secured database allowing multiple independent parties to share information and trade using the synchronized and shared ledger.
January 24, 2017
While talk against China and its exports probably plays well to Trump’s constituency, the new president and his commerce secretary might be picking on the wrong targets.
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Podcasts

UK, US sugar: If you cane beet them, join them
March 10, 2017
- Tim Worledge and Thomas Houghton take a look at some of the stories moving the sugar and sweeteners market in the UK and US in recent weeks.
Russian agriculture flourishes against the odds
February 13, 2017
- It would hardly be an understatement to say Russia has fallen on hard economic times in recent years, although this does not tell the whole story in the agricultural sector.
Sugar's fortunes delicately poised as supply expectations edge towards surplus
January 30, 2017
- We look at the intricate interplay between supply and demand in the global sugar markets, and mull the impact of recovering sugar production in India and Thailand, the return of the EU to the international markets.
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The Sugar guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts sugar assessments throughout the world. The various components of this guide are designed to give Platts subscribers as much information as possible about a wide range of methodology and specification issues.


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