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 ...

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