Tag - grain



A building of the Black Sea Danube shipping company destroyed during a Russian drone strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Izmail, Ukraine, on Wednesday.
Aug 3, 2023
Global grain prices rise after Russian strike on Danube port
The drone attacks destroyed buildings in the port of Izmail and halted ships in defiance of a de-facto blockade Russia reimposed in mid-July.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 7, 2022
Ukraine cautious as Turkey and Russia push Black Sea grain deal
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has offered military help to clear mines off the coast of Odesa and escort grain ships.
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2022
Ukraine shuts down ports as conflict threatens grain supplies
Russia had earlier suspended movement of commercial vessels in the Azov sea, but kept Russian ports in the Black Sea open for navigation, officials and grain industry sources said.
Japan Times
May 26, 2020
The pandemic is unlikely to cause a food crisis
Labor shortages do not uniformly affect all agricultural sectors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 26, 2019
Strike at Canada's largest railway hits exports, ripples further through economy
A prolonged strike at Canadian National Railway Co., the country's largest railroad, sent further shocks through the economy on Monday with grain shipments scuttled and layoffs planned at fertilizer producers and an auto shipment terminal.
Japan Times
Nov 26, 2018
How the lifelines of the economy feed and fuel Japan
Given Japan's low food self-sufficiency ratio and dearth of energy resources, the sōgō shōsha have acted as a lifeline to Japan's economy through the import of foodstuffs and energy resources.
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2017
'The Grain of the Clay: Reflections on Ceramics and the Art of Collecting': Deep thoughts on the urge to gather
The book for someone who has everything.
Jul 8, 2014
Oklahoma farmer reunited with lost phone found in Japan grain mill
An Oklahoma farmer is celebrating the return of a cell phone lost in October and found nine months later in Japan after it took a trip in a grain shipment down the Mississippi River, through the Panama Canal and across the Pacific Ocean.
Japan Times
Apr 24, 2014
China holding three workers, Marubeni says
Three employees at one of Marubeni Corp.'s grain trading units in China have been detained by authorities, the trading house said Thursday, a move sources said was prompted by allegations it evaded taxes on soybean imports.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 22, 2013
Sojitz to invest in Brazil grain firm
Trading house Sojitz Corp. will invest in a Brazilian grain harvester and collector to tap food demand in Asia.


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