World Grain - February 2015 - (Page 14)

NEWSREVIEW Algeria's cereal imports increase by $3.5 billion ALGIERS, ALGERIA - Algeria's cereal imports (wheat, barley and maize) increased 12% to $3.54 billion in 2014 from $3.15 billion the previous year, Algerian Customs told the Algeria Press Service (APS) on Jan. 24. The quantity of imported cereals increased 22.4% to 12.3 million tonnes in 2014, against 10.04 million tonnes a year earlier, according to the Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics (CNIS). The imports of wheat (soft, durum and seed) reached $2.37 bil- lion compared to $2.12 billion in the same period a year earlier, an increase of 11.7%. Quantities increased by 17.5% to 7.41 million tonnes in 2014 compared to 6.31 million tonnes in 2013. Imports of durum wheat reached $784.01 million for a quantity of 1.978 million tonnes in 2014 against $434.03 million (1.09 million tonnes) a year earlier. The imports of soft wheat totaled about $1.58 billion for a quantity of 5.438 million tonnes against $1.68 billion for 5.213 million tonnes in 2013, a decrease of 5.8% in value, said Algerian Customs. ADM strengthens Unilever relationship ROLLE, SWITZERLAND - Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) and Unilever have signed a joint business development plan that should grow ADM's relationship as an oils and fats supplier to Unilever in Europe, North America and Africa. The plan sets measurable goals around volume, new product development, growth, innovation and sustainability. "ADM's end-to-end value chain allows us control of our product nior vice-president and president, Oilseeds for Chicago, Illinois, U.S.based ADM. "Strengthening our existing partnership with Unilever will allow us to build upon those capabilities and leverage our unique supply chain to continue to provide high-quality, sustainable ingredi- The two companies already cooperate in other ways. ADM sources and processes sustainable soybeans and supplies Unilever with oil for Hellmann's mayonnaise through an ADM/Unilever soybean sustainability program in the United States. ADM and Unilever also have a partnership with LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) in Europe. "Programs like the ADM/Unilever soybean sustainability program and our joint partnership with LEAF are great examples of how we can creatively work together to deliver unique solutions for sustainable sourcing, and the JBDP will help advance that type of innovacurement Commodities, Unilever. "We look forward to continuing to For more information, see Page 114. 14 February 2015 / World Grain /

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

World Grain - February 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - Easing embargo on Cuba a world gain
Calendar of Events
119th Annual IAOM Conference and Expo
News Review - NIBULON reports record grain, oil crop exports
Nidera building silo on Danube in Romania
Algeria’s cereal imports increase by $3.5 billion
ADM strengthens Unilever relationship
Cargill’s net earnings up 41%
Grain, biofuel shipments surge at Port of Prince Rupert
CHS reports 56% increase in first-quarter earnings
KSU names Grain Science and Industry Department head
Port of Paranaguá sets record for grain handling
Bullish economics may force grain prices lower
IGC forecasts world wheat production at 701 million tonnes
Carr’s Milling profit up on strong performance
Bay State Milling expanding in Arizona
AGRANA earnings drop 25%
Canada introduces act to modernize grain industry
Grain Market Review - Rice
Country Focus - Syria
Feature - Ethiopia Striving for Grain Surpluses
Feature - CWB Taken off Life Support
CWB's Asset List
Feature - Europe's Largest Port Keeps Growing
Deep History
Feature - Grain Experts Analyze Black Sea
Feature - Investment analysts guarded about 2015
Feature - Another year of advances
Rice Quarterly - Milling Properties of Commingled Rice
Vietnam’s outlook for rice exports mediocre for 2015
Myanmar’s rice exports to China surge
African countries focus on boosting rice production
Thai rice exports to dominate
Feature - U.K. Milling Industry checking for soy in flour
Feed Operations - Upgrade ideas for your feed mill
Feature - Comparing Major Soybean Exporters
Feature - The importance of Landscaping
Feature - Global feed tonnage increases
Supplier News
Product Showcase
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - February 2015