Australia to harvest record amount of wheat in 2020/2021 season


Australian farmers will harvest a record amount of wheat during the 2020/21 season, the country’s chief commodity forecaster said, after heavy rains in the country’s key producing regions boosted yields. With harvesting nearly complete, output will total a record 33.34 million tonnes in the season ending in July 2021, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and […]

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India’s steel production declines by more than 10% in 2020, while China and Russia produced more steel than previous year: Worldsteel


Bucking the global trend, China and Russia produced more steel in 2020 than in 2019. Among the top five nations, production declined in India, Japan and the United States by up to 17.2 per cent. Global crude steel production reached 1,864.0 million tonnes for the year 2020, down by 0.9 per cent compared to 2019. […]

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India shows a sharp decline in soyabean production; exports might take a hit


Decline in the production of soyabean during October 2019-September 2020 has resulted in limited availability of seeds for crushing and lower soyameal production during the year, if the estimates by Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) are any indication. The production of soyabean meal also came down by 13 per cent to 65.71 lakh tonnes […]

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