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A Reading List for Agribusiness Pro

If you are interested in learning more about the global agricultural trade, there are lots of great resources of information:

  1. Commodity Outlook:  A complete recap of the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture Commodity Outlook Forum including  a first look at the year ahead. Agricultural Outlook Forum | USDA
  2. WASDE monthly report:  Monthly estimate of supply and demand for all major commodities. Prepared by USDA. WASDE Report | USDA
  3. Foreign Ag Service Weekly Export Sales Report:  A weekly summary of US commodity sales and shipments with country- by-country information. U.S. Export Sales | USDA FAS
  4. Commitment of Traders Reports:  A breakdown of positions held on commodity futures and options exchanges, categorized by market segment.  Prepared by CFTC. Commitments of Traders | CFTC
  5. Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS): Regular market assessments and outlooks for major staple crops, including wheat, rice, maize, and soybeans. Operated by FAO and other international organizations. AMIS
  6. IGC Grain Market Report: Monthly report and analysis on global grain markets, including wheat, corn, rice, and barley, offering market assessments, trade statistics, and price outlooks. Prepared by IGC. Grain Market Report | IGC
  7. Agriculture and Food Research: Regular research and analysis from the World Bank focusingon agribusiness and value chains, food security and climate-smart agriculture. Agriculture and Food | World Bank