Commodities - Agriculture

Summary

Agriculture content from Thomson Reuters provides you with an unique understanding of this global market and puts you at the centre of a dynamic trading community. From exchange data, to supply and demand fundamentals, along with weather and crop forecasting, this content allows you to grasp exactly where the market is, where it has been and ultimately where it is likely to go next – giving you the confidence to act quickly and profitably.

Features and Benefits

Extensive Market Coverage – Content including corn, soybean, wheat, sugar, cocoa, coffee, palm-oil and live-stock

Exchange Data – Detailed real-time, delayed and historical pricing from all the major commodities exchanges around the world

Research and Forecasts - Lanworth analysts at Thomson Reuters have a record of consistently accurate early crop forecasting. The service covers global planting and production forecasts for corn, soybean, wheat, and palm-oil production. Our forecasts combine various unique datasets, such as satellite imagery and models of crop rotation and plant growth & development, plus extensive field data collected by our own analysts.

Fundamentals Data – We provide a consolidated set of current and historical agricultural supply and demand data as well as forecasts – giving you deep insight into both the physical and futures markets. A clear intuitive interface enables you to drill down quickly to explore by commodity, region or date – and immediately view meaningful graphs and tables, or download to Excel.

Agriculture Flows – Using a combination of vessel tracking, fixtures, editorial, customs and port inspection data to identify agriculture cargo movements and track the major flows from the US to global discharge points. Individual flows are aggregated to produce the major physical flows from the North American region that affect the price of agricultural products in the US and globally.

Weather – Weather Dashboard provides fast, comprehensive and tailored weather information for the agriculture markets. Instantly and intuitively see how growing conditions have changed over the season – and how they are likely to change going forward.

Interactive Map - Provides a visual representation of the key factors that affect the supply chain and impact prices. You can see vessel movements, weather events and other factors on a map – then drill down into a geographical area to identify and analyze risks quickly.

Third-party Specialist Data - From the most respected providers of agriculture data, including USDA, NOPA, Platts, WASDE, China National Grains and Oils Information Center

FX Rates - Extensive spot/cross rates as well as major forward currency rates

Global Cash Price Data – Daily cash price data for grains and oilseeds at key export locations including Geograins, CoFeed and Esalq

Shipping – Access a comprehensive, real-time view of what’s happening on the water, at port and across the supply chain. Where are the vessels, what’s on them, where are they headed? Content includes freight-rates, forward freight agreements, shipping equities, fixtures, fleet analysis, distance calculator, bunker prices as well as port activity and shipping news.

Additional Content Info

Along with our extensive data coverage, we also provide:

Market Leading News
With 230 specialist commodities reporters who have unique access to formal and informal information sources, we can be more accurate and more relevant. So you regularly receive exclusive and timely stories that impact prices. That extends to political and macroeconomic news that affects commodities prices more now than ever before.

Trusted Insight – Market Columnists
Our journalists are bound to a code of rigorous factual reporting – but our columnists have the license to go further. They provide independent forward-looking commentary and detailed technical analysis of the key agricultural markets. Whether it’s a quick reaction to a new development or a fuller article that unpicks the complexity of major trends, the observations are supported by price data, analytics and graphics – to give you deeper insight and context.

Connection and Collaboration – Agriculture Forums
The Thomson Reuters Global Agriculture Forum and Global Softs Forum are invitation-only news forums and discussion rooms covering key trends and market issues. Reuters News specialist editors moderate the forums and combine the top stories and commentary with real-time discussions and interviews with expert guests.

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