NEWS
Argentina Crop Update - 1
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Mon May 11, 2015 03:24 PM CDT

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (DTN) -- The mood was upbeat at the A Todo Trigo wheat conference in the Argentine seaside resort of Mar del Plata.

The optimism is derived from a new president taking power Dec. 10 and being expected to turn the page on the last eight years of export restrictions and heavy discounts on farm-gate values.

All three leading presidential candidates have vowed to change the system, whereby exports are taxed at 23% and can only be shipped with a government license. They have all also committed to end the two-tier exchange system where the official rate, ...

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