NEWS
Fri Nov 16, 2012 08:18 AM CST

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones) -- Taiwan is turning to the U.S. to partly meet its corn demand after congestion at Brazilian ports delayed shipment of at least 420,000 metric tons for September and October arrival, trading executives, cargo surveyors and importers said Friday.

The arrival of at least four panamax vessels of corn from Brazil was delayed in September and another three cargoes in October, they said.

"Many buyers have bought U.S. corn in containers to meet immediate needs," said a Taipei-based importer.

Last week, Japanese importers said more than 900,000 tons of corn from Brazil had been delayed and cargoes ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
Todd's Take
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Todd's Take
Newsom on the Market
A Little More About 1993
Todd's Take
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Crops' N Trouble
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy