There are fears that the U.S. agricultural economy could face its first slump in a decade as corn prices fall 30% in three months.
Tensions escalate as China demands certificates that U.S. cargoes of dried distillers’ grains do not contain the corn strain MIR 162.
Japan’s third largest trading company is partnering with Thai Ag group Charoen Pokphand to increase food supply in Asia.
Between 2007 and 2012 China’s aquaculture output grew at an average 4.7% per year for marine products and 6.1% for freshwater.
By Philippe de Laperouse of HighQuest Partners for Singapore Business Review, a media partner of Global AgInvesting Asia 2014.
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