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Latest Europe Analysis

Regional Overview - Five Key Themes For Europe Agribusiness - FEB 2018

Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy will begin in earnest in 2018, and environmental criteria will re-emerge as a key focal point. Environmental considerations could have detrimental impacts on regional palm oil consumption, while the removal of sugar production quotas will favour low-cost producers including France and Germany. EU and UK agriculture could be severely affected in the event...

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Industry Trend Analysis - Key Themes for Food & Drink In 2018 - JAN 2018

In 2018 consumers around the world, particularly in developed markets, are becoming more informed about the health benefits, origin and sustainability of ingredients in their food, and are exercising caution over certain food groups entirely. Other trends of note in the year ahead are vertical over horizontal M&A, the end of the craft beer boom years, the start of the Marijuana boom...

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Market Strategy - Commodities Performance And Forecasts - NOV 2017

The three-month outlook for commodity prices is generally positive, although industrial and precious metals look vulnerable to a near-term correction after strong recent gains. We believe that oil prices will edge higher over the coming months as the global market continues to tighten, aided by improving compliance with the ongoing OPEC/non-OPEC output deal. We also expect that the grains index...

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Industry Trend Analysis - Agriculture To Prove Contentious During 'Jamaica' Coalition Negotiations - OCT 2017

In Germany, agriculture will prove one of the more contentious issues in the upcoming coalition negotiations between the CDU, the FDP and the Greens. The Greens will have the upper hand in negotiations, as agriculture is prioritized to a greater extent in their platform when compared to the other two parties. That said, the Greens' more radical proposals will be defeated due to the low-vote...

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