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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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15 Nov 2017

Glencore says grain M&A hunt goes on after it passes on several targets

GENEVA Commodities giant Glencore has made unsuccessful moves for three or four smaller targets in the grain sector this year as it seeks acquisitions to grow upstream, the head of its agricultural arm said.

13 Nov 2017

CME to launch new Black Sea grain futures with Platts

PARIS CME Group will launch next month Black Sea wheat and corn futures based on Platts price benchmarks to extend its presence in a booming export region.

24 Oct 2017

Butter shortfall leaves French croissants half-baked

PARIS France is running short of butter, with some supermarket shelves sitting empty and the price of croissants on the rise, creating a headache for the government just as it tries to make the food chain fairer for farmers. | Video

24 Oct 2017

World wine output set to fall to lowest since 1961 - OIV

PARIS Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world's largest production area, international wine body OIV said on Tuesday. | Video

28 Sep 2017

Commodity trader Louis Dreyfus sees better signs as first-half profits rise

PARIS Louis Dreyfus [AKIRAU.UL], one of the world's top grain trading firms, pointed to improved signs for its commodity trading activities as it posted higher first-half profits in the face of a continuation of high staple crops supplies.

28 Sep 2017

Commodity trader Louis Dreyfus sees better signs as H1 profits rise

PARIS Louis Dreyfus, one of the world's top grain trading firms, pointed to improved signs for its commodity trading activities as it posted higher first-half profits in the face of a continuation of high staple crops supplies.

26 Sep 2017

Louis Dreyfus shareholders agree to arbitration over stake sale: sources

AMSTERDAM/PARIS Family shareholders of commodity trader Louis Dreyfus [AKIRAU.UL] have agreed to arbitration talks to settle a long-running dispute over a share sale, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

20 Sep 2017

CMA CGM sees calmer waters for container shipping, looks landwards

PARIS The global container-shipping sector is in its strongest position in years thanks to sweeping consolidation and stronger economic growth, leaving it well placed to withstand competition from trains on major Asia-Europe routes, France's CMA CGM said.

11 Aug 2017

Exclusive: China commodities trader COFCO shakes up European operations - sources

LONDON/PARIS Chinese food commodities trader COFCO International is restructuring operations in Europe which will involve relocation and job cuts, as the state owned firm continues to integrate businesses it bought three years ago, sources say.

28 Jul 2017

German rain may spoil EU wheat harvest after decent French crop

PARIS/HAMBURG The risk of quality damage in this summer's German wheat harvest is increasing as rain soaks crops waiting to be cut, denting the European Union's export prospects after France's better-than-expected harvest results.

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