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GRAINS-Soybeans hit highest in over 4 years as USDA sees smaller stocks

11 Nov 2020

* Wheat and corn also rise (Recasts with European trade, new comment, changes dateline)

Aurubis optimistic on earnings despite virus crisis - CEO

23 Oct 2020

HAMBURG, Oct 23 Aurubis AG, Europe's largest copper producer, expects to achieve its earnings forecast this year despite the economic damage from the coronavirus crisis, its CEO said on Friday.

Germany takes extra slice of EU pork sales after Asian ban

21 Oct 2020

HAMBURG/LONDON, Oct 21 Germany's meat processors are sending pork chops and bacon previously earmarked for Asia to supermarkets across the European Union after China, South Korea and Japan banned German imports due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever in wild boars.

GRAINS-Wheat rises to highest since 2014 on crop concerns

19 Oct 2020

* Brazilian weather supports soybeans (Recasts with European trade, adds new comment, changes dateline)

Aurubis expects stable copper refining charges next year

07 Oct 2020

HAMBURG Charges to refine copper concentrate (ore) into metal should remain stable in 2021 as the copper industry has come through the coronavirus crisis well, a senior executive at Aurubis, Europe's largest copper refiner, told Reuters on Wednesday.

GRAINS-Wheat gains with dry Russian conditions and oil gains in focus

05 Oct 2020

* Markets lifted by positive reports of President Trump’s health

GRAINS-Corn, wheat fall ahead of USDA crop forecasts, soy flat

28 Sep 2020

* Chinese holidays could cut buying in U.S. (Recasts with European trade, adds new comment, changes dateline)

Pig pandemic adds to German pork sector pain as exports banned

15 Sep 2020

HAMBURG/LONDON An outbreak of African Swine Fever threatens to keep German pork locked in the European Union with China, South Korea and Japan all banning shipments, a major setback in an already challenging year for meat producers following COVID-19 outbreaks at plants.

German pork exports to China, some other non-EU states not feasible, ministry says

11 Sep 2020

HAMBURG German pork exports to China and some other non-European Union countries are temporarily not feasible and have stopped after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in a wild boar, Germany's agriculture ministry said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-German pork exports to China, some other non-EU states not feasible -ministry

11 Sep 2020

HAMBURG, Sept 11 German pork exports to China and some other non-European Union countries are temporarily not feasible and have stopped after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed in a wild boar, Germany's agriculture ministry said on Friday.

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