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Singapore (Platts)--27 Apr 2017 258 am EDT/658 GMT
The average palm oil price forecast on the Bursa Malaysia for second-quarter 2017 was revised marginally downwards to Malaysian ringgit 2,500/mt, or $574.85/mt, in Rabobank's latest monthly commodities forecast released late Wednesday.
Sao Paulo, Brazil (Platts)--26 Apr 2017 553 pm EDT/2153 GMT
The 2017-18 sugarcane crush in Center-South Brazil is expected to reach 585 million mt, down 3.65% from the 2016-17 season, industry association UNICA said Wednesday.
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The Barrel Blog

April 17, 2017
You’ll have to forgive Argentinian biodiesel producers if they’re feeling a bit down.
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.
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Podcasts

Turkish grains imports paradigm shift
April 12, 2017
- Turkey recently put a stop to Russian grain imports. What impact is this decision having on the Turkish milling and processing industry? Celal Koc from Korel Energy discusses this and how likely it is to affect the trading landscape.
Ethanol tariff sought by Unica may not slow Brazil's imports: market
April 11, 2017
- Unica, Brazil's sugar industry group, is seeking the reinstatement of an ethanol import tariff, citing greenhouse gas emissions from other producers and surging ethanol imports — especially from the US.
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.
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