Agribusiness Insight

Agribusiness Insight brings you analysis of regional trends, regulatory changes, projects and investments plus competitive intelligence on the growth strategies of leading companies in the sector

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Company Trend Analysis - TIM 2020 Targets Achievable, But 5G Threatens Margins - APR 2018

Americas April 2018 / Brazil / Industry

TIM's strong performance in upselling services puts it in a good position to shift to a premium footing, a space currently occupied by rival Vivo. With its 2020 targets, TIM aims to have a similar EBITDA and postpaid profile to that currently enjoyed by Vivo, but the latter will remain a moving target.


Industry Trend Analysis - Taiwan Dietary Shifts: Premiumisation Across Meat Categories, Beef One To Watch - APR 2018

Asia Pacific April 2018 / Taiwan / Industry

Dietary spending shifts by the Taiwanese consumer are showing a premiumisation trend underway, characteristic of an affluent and ageing consumer base. Consumer spend levels on meat and poultry will ensure it remains the top food spending segment over our forecast period, with poultry being the meat of choice. We forecast that in growth terms beef will witness the strongest growth within the meat sector, as it develops from a low base.


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.