Monday, May 4, 2009

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"Argentina’s 2008/09 crop exports forecasted to drop 56%"

Argentina’s cereals and oil seeds exports are forecasted to drop to 13.8 billion US dollars in this 2008/09 crop which means 56% less compared to the 31.9 billion of the 2007/08 crop according to a paper from the Argentine Agrarian Federation, FAA.


"China and India post manufacturing gains"

Surveys of industry executives registered positive results for the first time in months in April, offering evidence the global economy may be through the worst of its sharpest slump in six decades.

FT - Asia Pacific

"China becomes main destination of Brazilian exports ahead of US"

China has become the main purchaser of Brazilian exports during the first quarter of this year displacing United States which held the position undisputed for decades, according to reports in the Sao Paulo press based on the latest statistics.


"China denies anti-Mexican discrimination"

Foreign ministry insists confinement of scores of Mexican nationals over fears of the H1N1 flu are correct procedure, not bigotry.

FT - Americas

"Japan in $100bn aid offer to neighbours"

Japan offered $100bn yesterday in financial help to Asian states hit by the financial crisis in a move aimed at shoring up its regional economic leadership, despite...

FT - Asia Pacific