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…

Demand

Bi-Lateral Trade Deal Strengthens Korean Demand for U.S. Soybeans

Rob HatchettMar 25, 2019

South Korea’s agriculture attaché issued its Oilseeds and Products Annual report in early March. In the report, the Post noted that projected 2019/2020 soybean imports…

Marketplace

U.S. Soybean Shipments Remain Diverse Despite Return of China

Rob HatchettMar 24, 2019

Weekly Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) export data for the final week of February showed that, despite the return of major U.S. soybean shipments to state-owned…

Quality

Bangladesh Buyer Praises U.S. Soy on Quality

Masum RejaMar 22, 2019

Bangladesh animal protein producer, Manzoor Elahi, emphasizes the importance of continuous communication between U.S. Soy buyers and suppliers. On his journey to the U.S. Global…

Soybean Meal

The Importance of U.S. Soybean Meal Amino Acid Composition

USSEC Staff WriterMar 19, 2019

The decision to buy soybean meal shouldn't be solely based on protein. Dr. Gonzalo Mateos says the quality and composition of the amino acids in…

Aquaculture

WISHH Strategic Partnerships Develop U.S. Soy Aquaculture Markets in Cambodia

Jim HersheyMar 16, 2019

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) works to enhance global protein by connecting trade and development. WISHH’s latest…

Exports

Brazil’s Soy Crop May Shrink, Slowing Exports

Rob HatchettMar 14, 2019

Brazil’s attaché office issued its latest Oilseeds and Products Update in late January. In the report, the post noted that Brazilian farmers were estimated to…

Aquaculture

Egyptian Aquaculture Industry Looks to USSEC Conferences to Help Forge Connections

USSEC Staff WriterMar 13, 2019

Albassel Hassan Ibrahim of the Suez Canal Fish Farming and Aquaculture Company discusses the importance of “building a database” of connections at the U.S. Soy…

Market Access

ASC Markets Offer ‘Sweet Spot’ for U.S. Soy

Emily FrenchFeb 28, 2019

Emily French, managing director of Consiliagra, says countries in the Asia Subcontinent with high density populations and growing animal protein consumption are great opportunities for…

Exports

U.S. Soy: Meeting the Current and Future Needs of Indonesian Buyers

Sharon CovertFeb 13, 2019

Indonesians eat a lot of tempeh, but with their rising prosperity, they'll likely be introducing more meat into their diets in the future. This populous…

Exports

U.S. Soy Sets Export Record in Market Year

Lisa HumphreysFeb 12, 2019

Soy Leaders Collaborate to Grow International Demand for Future.  Farmer investments in international markets produced strong results in the 2017/2018 marketing year, despite trade dynamics…

Exports

Spotlight on the Americas Region: U.S. Soy Commits To Doing What It Takes

Ohio Soybean CouncilFeb 9, 2019

U.S. soybeans and the farmers who grow them were one of the biggest international news stories of 2018. It’s nearly impossible these days to not…

Exports

China Again the Top Destination for U.S. Soybeans in January

Rob HatchettFeb 8, 2019

Federal Grain Inspections Services (FGIS) issued official export data for the week ending January 31 and, thanks to a strong surge the last half of…

Buyers

Face to Face Relationships are Key for U.S. Soy Stakeholders

Monte PetersonFeb 7, 2019

USSEC vice chairman and ASA director Monte Peterson says that although trade issues between the U.S. and China have been difficult for U.S. soybean farmers,…

Market Access

Market Transparency Gives U.S. Soy an Advantage

Emily FrenchFeb 1, 2019

Emily French, managing director of Consiliagra, says the U.S. has the most transparent market that importers will ever find. She emphasizes that as the world…

Exports

South Dakota Farmer Tells Story of U.S. Soy

Ryan WagnerJan 29, 2019

Like all U.S. soybean farmers, South Dakota farmer Ryan Wagner has a story to tell customers of U.S. Soy. He says they want to hear…

Soybean Oil

USSEC Opens Doors for Soybean Oil Customers at Expo ANTAD

Jorge MartinezJan 24, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is committed to growing the relationships that connect U.S. soybean oil buyers and sellers. Cultivating these relationships takes teamwork,…