World Grain - January 2015 - (Page 50)

FEATURE DON'T EXPECT BULL MARKET IN 2015 2 014 looks like it was a good year for global grain producers, but it's not going to be the start of a long-term bull market, according to experts who commenced the recent Global Grain Conference in Geneva with what was termed a "heavyweight debate" on the issues facing the sector. "It's a producer's year," said David Hightower, founding principal of The Hightower Report. "It's not necessarily as indicative of a multi-year bear market as you would expect. The period of highest supply is what makes bottoms in the market." That period will be in January and February. "There will Participating in a panel discussion at the 2014 Global Grain Conference in Geneva, Switzerland are Andrée Defois, President of Strategie Grains/Tallage; Emily French, Managing Director of Consiliagra; and David Hightower, founding principal of The Hightower Report. Photos by Chris Lyddon. 50 by Chris Lyddon Analysts at Global Grain Conference foresee bearish reaction to ample production be a bearish reaction that will give traders the opportunity," he said. "The lows we've seen this year may hold next year." He remains a believer in the importance of biofuels in the market. "I think it's going to be a bigger driver than people imagine," he said. January 2015 / World Grain /

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of World Grain - January 2015

World Grain - January 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - China’s land policy an issue for grain
Calendar of Events
International Agro-technological Conference
News review - EBRD makes investments in milling, grain industries
Sosland Publishing relocating company headquarters
Louis Dreyfus restarts CEO search
Nidera acquires terminal in Port of Constanta
Nutreco acquires two Brazilian feed companies
IGP Institute expands program offerings
CGB plans grain terminal
Brazilian port sets new record in grain exports
Barilla launches China market-specific pasta
Interflour acquires Indonesian flour mill
Gruma to build tortilla plant in Russia
Cargill announces additions to board, leadership team
Richardson plans new high throughput elevator
CP investing in its rail network
Kampffmeyer Food becomes GoodMills Innovation
China approves Syngenta’s GMO corn trait
Trimex finalizes purchase of Gruma wheat milling business
Grain Market Review - Oilseeds
Country Focus - Poland
Feature - U.S. flour milling industry ‘resilient'
Feature - Fast-growing industry
Feature - Ardent exec sees ‘vibrant’ industry
Feature - Building a modern milling company
GoodMills Group
Feature - Don't expect bull market in 2015
Feature - GEAPS Exchange 2015
GEAPS Product Showcase
Feature - IAOM MEA celebrates 25th anniversary
Feature - Opinions diverge on ocean rates
Feature - U.S. buying more grain from Canada
Canada-U.S. trade task group re-dedicates itself to mission
Feature - IGC cuts flour export projections
World Grain Weather report - What happened to El Nino drought?
Feature - Johannes Wick interview
Supplier News
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - January 2015