Agri Trade Highlights

Welcome to Agri Trade Highlights. Read our articles for a global overview of markets, commodities and regions prepared by agricultural experts.
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Egypt – A Leading Grain Importer

As a pivotal country in the trade of agricultural products worldwide, our team in Egypt works closely with clients to enable them to store, transfer and distribute high quality commodities to their customers with confidence.

Ukraine – A Major Grain Producer

Ukraine accounts for about 16% of global grain exports. It is the sixth largest producer of corn, the seventh largest producer of wheat, and the world’s largest grower of sunflowers. It is also among the top ten producers for sugar beet, barley, soya and rapeseed. In such a vibrant market, it is important for foreign and domestic trade operatives to employ a good stock management service to mitigate risks in the supply chain.

3-Steps to Ensure Safe Storage

SGS offers a range of stock monitoring services across continental Africa and other regions to help clients ensure that stocks are kept secure. To ensure safe storage of commodities, we have put in place different measures to ensure the best organization and procedures are in place. One of these measures is structured internal audits.

Ivory Coast – Minimize Transaction Risks

In Ivory Coast our team delivers stock management solutions for large and significant accounts in the country, to ensure the safe and secure storage and movement of agricultural commodities along the supply chains in the country.

Brazil, Limited Storage Capacity

With a huge deficit in grain storage capacity in Brazil, the need to properly manage and record stock is particularly important. Our SGS Stock Management Agreement service, soon to include Smart Warehouse Technology too, helps clients optimize storage and keep stock secure for their customers.

Interview with Luc De Villele, LDC’s Head of Trade Execution for Europe, Middle East & Africa

We spoke with Luc De Villele, LDC's Head of Trade Execution for Europe, Middle East & Africa, about how the company's sources, transports and delivers its products.

Mexico – Focus on Inventory Flow

Our agricultural services in Mexico are wide reaching and include the prevention of insect related damage, logistics support, and primary processing activities. Our Stock Monitoring Agreement (SMA) service gives reassurance to clients both in their storage capability and with their inventory management.

Interview with Serge Vanderstappen, Chief Broking Officer at Filhet-Allard Maritime

We spoke with Serge Vanderstappen, Chief Broking Officer at Filhet-Allard Maritime, to learn more about the company's activities in Africa.

2020 Focus on Danube

Across the Danube region, while COVID-19 has been a distraction to many aspects of everyday life, our teams are busy inspecting, sampling and testing for the 2020 season.

2020 Focus on Black Sea

With our team dispersed across the region and our fleet of mobile testing facilities available we can deliver quick and efficient test results and comprehensive statistics for our clients.