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Industry Trend Analysis - Sugar Taxes In The Americas: Brazil And Canada Most Likely To Follow Mexico's Lead - FEB 2018

Americas January 2018 / Latin America / Industry

We are seeing growing momentum for sugar taxes in the Americas, with a number of countries considering following Mexico's lead which introduced a tax on sugary drinks in 2014. We profile the impact of Mexico's sugar tax in the years since, and assess the latest policy developments and overall likelihood of a sugar tax in other major markets in the region. We highlight Brazil and Canada as the most likely to announce a sugar tax in 2018 and beyond, while Chile is another market to watch, as the country explores the possibility of taxing confectionery and other foods with high-sugar content.


Industry Trend Analysis - Rising Budget And Reforms To Support Long-Term Sector Growth - MAR 2018

Asia Pacific March 2018 / India / Industry

The outlook for India's agribusiness sector is positive for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. Looking at public policy, Narendra Modi's government has been allocating increasing funds to the sector aiming at increasing farm income and modernising agriculture. Although most programmes will take years to yield results, these ongoing reforms will support slow yield improvement and keep production on a broad uptrend.


Market Strategy - Commodities Prices And Forecasts - MAR 2018

Europe March 2018 / Global / Industry

Although we are more cautious on commodities than consensus, especially in the short term, we remain generally positive towards prices in the second half of the year and in 2019.


Commodity Price Forecast - Soybean: Minor Deficits To Spur Small Prices Increases Out To 2022 - FEB 2018

Middle East & Africa January 2018 / Global / Industry

We have maintained our soybean forecasts out to 2022 and expect prices to average moderately higher than spot levels in the coming years. The global soybean market will register small deficits as global demand growth, led by China, remains steady. By contrast, global supply growth will slow due to a reduced rate in plantings and yields.