As a strong dollar makes U.S. commodities more expensive globally, American farmers are finding it tougher to compete in export markets.
An eight-day-old strike by Brazilian truck drivers is beginning to affect global commodity markets as soybean traders delay shipments and the country’s vast sugar industry shuts down more of its processing plants. Read moreRead More »
Factory operations suspended under sweeping environmental inspections are affecting supply chains in China ranging from chemicals to electronics to textiles, creating a crunch at its ports and uncertain timelines for deliveries, sources told Bloomberg BNA. Read moreRead More »