Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief news snippets from Philippines, Nigeria, Dubai and Spain.
8 February 2024 News
AGCO reports 13.9% turnover increase for 2023
AGCO, the parent company of Fendt, Valtra and Massey Ferguson, has reported that in 2023 it witnessed record net sales of $14.4bn for the year, 13.9% of an increase compared with 2022.
7 February 2024 News
Weanlings hit record €4/kg in mart sales
Adam Woods has news of a big boost for the weanling export trade as prices soar in marts.
Green diesel on the rise, as prices up 14c/l in past month
Rising tensions in the Middle East are having a worsening effect on green diesel prices, with prices jumping by 14c/l over the past month, with no easing in sight.
31 January 2024 News
Further drop in cattle kill expected in 2024
Adam Woods has the latest on this the beef trade including the latest information on carcase weights for 2023.
3 January 2024 Markets
Live exports up 14% in 2023
Adam Woods has the latest on this year’s live export figures.
20 December 2023 Markets
Green diesel at four-month low as prices steady
Green diesel prices in the Republic of Ireland have trended downwards in recent weeks as prices settle between €1.03/l and €1.07/l (including VAT), the lowest they have been since July.
29 November 2023 News
Live exports pass 300,000 head mark
Adam Woods has the latest update on live exports, including positive news for 2024.
22 November 2023 Breeding & health
Green diesel on the rise again as prices edge towards €1.18/l
Green diesel prices are on the climb once again having dropped as much as 5c/l from highs of €1.20/l four weeks ago. Current quotes are ranging between €1.15/l and €1.18/l.
18 October 2023 News
Cattle trade on fire as prices rise €100/head
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including news of a huge increase in weanling exports.
4 October 2023 News
MartBids Database: big week for weanling bulls
Adam Woods reports on this week’s mart trade, including the latest analysis of our Martbids Database.
20 September 2023 Markets
Big export contract secured for Irish weanlings
Adam Woods has the latest on the weanling export trade.
13 September 2023 Markets