High Hopes Lavrov Visit to Turkey Unlocks Ukraine Grain Exports, Turkish Source Says

ANKARA (Reuters) -Turkey expects progress on a plan to unlock grains exports from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports when Russia’s foreign minister visits next week and both Moscow and Kyiv want a solution despite their conditions, a senior Turkish official said. Though hurdles remain – such as payment mechanisms for the agricultural products and mines floating […]

EU Seeks to Speed up Trade Deals as Ukraine War Forces Rethink

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union wants to accelerate efforts to finalise trade agreements with third parties after a six-month pause, as the bloc adapts to the Ukraine war and other challenges, EU trade commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis said on Friday. Dombrovskis said there was a “very broad consensus” among ministers meeting in Luxembourg that the […]

Charts Suggest Agriculture Commodities Are Headed Higher

With summer well behind us, it may seem counterintuitive that active traders are now starting to shift their focus to agriculture commodities. As we’ll discuss below, rising prices during the final months of the growing season have triggered bullish crossovers between major moving averages on many charts. The common technical buy signal is often used to identify early stages […]

How to Start an Import/Export Business

International trade is one of the hot industries of the new millennium. But it’s not new. Think Marco Polo. Think the great caravans of the biblical age with their cargoes of silks and spices. Think even further back to prehistoric man trading shells and salt with distant tribes. Trade exists because one group or country […]