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Industry Trend Analysis - COFCO's Pursuit Of Profitability To Prove Slow - MAR 2017

After years of aggressive international and domestic expansion, China's state-owned enterprise COFCO is now aiming to streamline its operations and work on efficiency. This will be positive for the business, in terms of general business integration. However, COFCO will remain an SOE at heart rather than an international agricultural trader, and it will mainly aim at supplying China with agricul...

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Industry Trend Analysis - Settling As World's Second Importer Out To 2021 - FEB 2017

Indonesia will not be able to sustain strong production growth in sugar over the next five years due to numerous challenges including land availability, productivity in the milling sector, insufficient government support and competition from imported raw sugar. In contrast, the country will remain the world's second-largest sugar importer as fast growth in the processed foods and confectionary...

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Industry Trend Analysis - China Trade: Meat Imports To Remain Strong In 2017 - JAN 2017

On the contrary to other agricultural imports which are proving to be weak so far in 2016, China's meat imports are reaching record levels in 2016 due to local production issues, and we expect import demand for pork, beef and poultry meat to remain robust in 2017. Meanwhile, grains and softs imports - with the exception of palm oil, soybean and sugar - will remain weak in the coming quarters...

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