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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 592,000 T by Dec. 13 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 592,000 tonnes by Dec. 13 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, down from 605,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 58,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between Dec. 7 and 13, down from 69,000 tonnes during the same period last year. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Israeli group tenders for 80,000 tonnes corn, 20,000 tonnes sorghum HAMBURG: A group of Israeli private buyers has issued international tenders to purchase up to 80,000 tonnes of corn and 20,000 tonnes of the feed grain sorghum, European traders said on Monday.The tenders close on Tuesday, Dec. 15, traders said.The grains can be sourced from optional origins.If based on European Union or Black Sea region supplies, some 30,000 tonnes of corn was sought for shipment between March 25 to April 15, 2016, and 50,000 tonnes ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 592,000 tonnes by Dec. 13 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 592,000 tonnes by Dec. 13 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, down from 605,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season.Exporters estimated around 58,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between Dec. 7 and 13, down from 69,000 tonnes during the same period ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 534,000 T by Dec 6 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 534,000 tonnes by Dec. 6 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, down from 536,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 50,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between Nov. 30 to Dec. 6 down from 62,000 tonnes during the ...

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Jordan buys 100,000 tonnes of wheat in tender ABU DHABI: Jordan's Ministry of Trade and Industry bought 100,000 tonnes of optional origin wheat in a tender on Tuesday, a government source said.The wheat was bought at $235 a tonne cost and freight for shipment during the second half of February and the first half of March from Dolge.It comes after two tenders for the same amount of wheat and the same shipment period were cancelled in past weeks due to the lack of ...

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Egypt's new wheat subsidy will not affect local harvest or imports CAIRO: Egypt's wheat output will be little changed this season from last, Supplies Minister Khaled Hanafy said on Monday, not long after a subsidy reduction raised questions about whether farmers would continue to plant the crop.The world's largest importer of wheat will grow around 3.3 million feddans (3.43 million acres) in the next season, Hanafy told Reuters in an interview."I don't expect this season to be less than this amount, and it might even be ...

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Climate change threatens Tunisia olive farming MORNAG: Tunisia's 3,000-year history of olive farming is under threat with warnings that production is at risk of halving by 2030 because of the extremes of climate change, from floods to droughts."Before it used to rain regularly and the harvest was good. Today, everything is different," said 65-year-old olive farmer Amor Slama.This year at least, his country's battered economy can count on record olive oil exports.But climate change can wreak havoc in the North African ...