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08/10/2012| 07:35am US/Eastern
WSJ: Cargill Sees Positives From U.S. Drought After Tough Year
A senior Cargill Inc. executive said Thursday the U.S. drought is expected to have a positive impact on short-term profits, countering the trading problems that hit earnings during its last fiscal year.
Thai Cane & Sugar To Sell 18,000 Tons Raw Sugar In Aug. 15 Tender
Thai Cane & Sugar Corp. plans to offer 18,000 metric tons of raw sugar in a tender set for Aug. 15, the state-owned company said.
Liffe Cocoa Up As Sterling Weakens
1036 GMT [Dow Jones] Liffe cocoa futures rise in uneventful trading, buoyed by a weaker sterling pound against the US dollar, says a London-based trader.
Rwandan Coffee Exports Rise To 3,436 Tons In 1H 2012 - Report
NAIROBI--Rwandan coffee exports in the first six months of 2012 rose to 3,346 metric tons from 2,264 tons over the same period the previous year, The New Times newspaper reports citing National Bank of Rwanda statistics.
Liffe Coffee Ticks Up; Robusta Demand Good
1050 GMT [Dow Jones] Liffe robusta coffee is slightly higher due to a combination of technical factors and positive sentiment about the coffee markets, says a London-based broker.
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