Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 90 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
Are Canola Prices Too High?
Canola prices around the world hit record highs in March. Why have prices for all oilseeds risen so much, and how sustainable are they? Dennis Voznesenski, grains and oilseed analyst in Sydney, and Oscar Tjakra, senior research analyst in Singapore, look into it.
Australian Dairy: In Pursuit of History
Emma Higgins and Michael Harvey discuss the central factors that will determine what the pursuit of history looks like for Australian dairy ahead of the 2021/22 season and whether it is achievable.
Will Urea Suffer the Same Fate as Phosphate?
Farmers are acquiring their nitrogen as we head into the winter season in the southern hemisphere. Does urea face the same price and supply pressures as phosphate? Sydney-based senior farm inputs analyst Wes Lefroy is joined by Sao Paulo-based global fertiliser research lead Matheus Almeida to discuss what has been driving the market and where global urea prices are likely to head from here.
Are Wool Stocks a Problem?
Angus Gidley-Baird talks with Georgia Twomey and Fraser Stuart to get an on-ground assessment of current wool stocks and discuss the implications for wool prices.
How Many Burgers Does USD 1.9 Trillion Get You?
Christian Lawrence, Rabobank's Senior Market Strategist in the US, runs through how the Biden stimulus package will be spent, what it means for consumer spending, and whether it will cause long-term indigestion.
ICE #2 Cotton: On a Tear or Torn Apart?
After being ravaged by the pandemic, demand recovery expectations coupled with unrelenting Chinese imports led ICE#2 Cotton prices 30% higher than their pre-pandemic levels. Despite a recent sell-off, prices continue to trade at a premium – but how long can this continue? In this podcast, Agri Commodities Market Research and RaboResearch Australia converse on the current global supply and demand situation and the factors that could influence prices in the season ahead.
This episode also appears on our sister podcast RaboResearch Agri Commodities