Trade
Marketplace

The Value of U.S. Soy is Stronger than Ever

Jim SutterApr 22, 2018

High quality U.S. Soy is always a good value, but especially right now. While trade…

Buyers

U.S. Agriculture Industry Taking Steps to Ensure Safe, Reliable Trade

Rob HatchettMar 29, 2020

As the world continues to search for ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, businesses across the spectrum are adopting new protocols to ensure…

Demand

U.S. Soy’s Connection to Taiwan Remains Strong

South Dakota SoybeanMar 13, 2020

For more than 50 years, U.S. soybean farmers have been collaborating with partners in Taiwan to meet their soybean needs. The trade relationship has grown…

Exports

Pakistan Imports Increase 420%

Alan BarrettFeb 19, 2020

“Pakistan is among the top 21 markets for U.S. food and agricultural products in 2018,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural…

Exports

U.S. Soybean Shipments Still Reflect Diverse Reach

Rob HatchettFeb 13, 2020

According to Federal Grain Inspections Service (FGIS) data, 19.794 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans have been inspected for export between September 1st and December 19th.…

Trade

Growing U.S. Soy in EU/MENA Markets

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 9, 2020

In December 2019, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. soy industry’s trade relationship with the European Union in…

Exports

Growing the World’s Appetite for Soy, One Conversation at a Time

USB Staff WriterJan 24, 2020

Even in today’s fast-paced digital world, there is often no faster path to understanding than face-to-face collaboration. The International Animal Nutrition Working Group charts this…

Market Access

Vietnam: Fast Growing Soy Market

Illinois Soybean AssociationJan 4, 2020

A rapidly expanding middle class and open market policies has made Vietnam one of the fastest growing soybean markets during the past decade. With a…

Buyers

UAE Buyer Values U.S. Soy’s Consistent Quality, Prompt Supply

USSEC Staff WriterDec 25, 2019

Mohammed Haneef represents Nutriplus Commodities FZCO, based in Dubai, UAE. His company imports soy bypass protein and soybean meal, mostly from the U.S., for the…

Buyers

“Knowledge is Power”: Nigerian Buyer Leverages Learnings from U.S. Soy Industry

USSEC Staff WriterDec 12, 2019

Tola Johnson of Agboola Farms Limited in Nigeria attended the 2019 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Soy Conference, where she was exposed to…

Marketplace

Nigeria: Commercial Soy Market in the Making

Illinois Soybean AssociationDec 9, 2019

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has a growing market for soybeans. With the population expected to increase by more than 62 percent by…

Exports

Egyptian Official Calls for Doubling Domestic Soybean Plantings

Rob HatchettNov 27, 2019

News services reported that Alaa Khalil, the head of the Egyptian Agricultural Ministry’s Field Crops Research Institute, aims to more than quadruple the area of…

Aquaculture

U.S. soybean farmers on mission to develop new markets

Missouri RuralistNov 26, 2019

South Dakota soybean grower Dawn Scheier among those who visited Cambodia With the ongoing trade war impacting sales to the largest buyer of U.S. soybeans,…

Quality

French Buyer Notes U.S. Soy’s Sustainability as Differentiator for European Market

USSEC Staff WriterNov 15, 2019

Nicolas Reverdy of DLG in France attended the 2019 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Soy Conference. He noted U.S. Soy’s quality and sustainability…

Demand

Trade Dispute’s Long-Term Impact

Alan BarrettNov 14, 2019

Doane Advisory Services’ International Report, which includes 10-year forecasts for soybeans, coarse grains, corn, wheat, cotton, and rice for 17 countries or major regions worldwide…

Crushers

Tunisian Crusher Cites U.S. Soy Logistics, Quality Advantages

USSEC Staff WriterNov 10, 2019

Tunisian buyer Manef Lakdhar of Carthage Grains says U.S. Soy’s smooth shipping and logistics and amino acid content make U.S. Soy a good choice for…

Exports

State Soy Industries Support Global Customers

Illinois Soybean AssociationNov 7, 2019

The Illinois Soybean Association and other qualified state soybean boards (QSSBs) demonstrate how U.S. soy farmers and industry organizations support every step in the process…