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Wed Jan 16, 2013 07:18 AM CST

(Dow Jones) -- Argentina's 2012-13 corn exports are expected to rise 5% on the year to 16 million metric tons, according to the United Nations food body.

The Food and Agriculture Organization said export prices of the country's yellow corn fell in December and the first two weeks of January because of large availabilities and weak trends in international markets, but they are still around 9% higher than in the same period last season.

Planting of Argentina's 2013 coarse grain crops is virtually complete in the main producing provinces of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Santa Fe, the FAO said, with ...

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