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Italy Agribusiness Report Q3 2012 - Product Image

Italy Agribusiness Report Q3 2012

  • ID: 2200957
  • June 2012
  • Region: Italy
  • 58 pages
  • Business Monitor International

The Italy Agribusiness service provides proprietary medium term price forecasts for key commodities, including corn, wheat, rice, sugar, cocoa, coffee, soy and milk; in addition to newly-researched competitive intelligence on leading agribusiness producers, traders and suppliers; in-depth analysis of latest industry developments; and essential industry context on Italy's agribusiness service.

BMI View: Despite general dry weather conditions in Europe, Italy's grains production should rebound slightly in 2012/13. This will make the country less dependent on imports, especially thanks to high stocks and moderating consumption on the back of a bleak economic outlook. For dairy and livestock, farmers' margins are still being squeezed, especially as subdued growth in consumers' income discourage consumption of value added or more costly products like cheese and beef. However, the country still has tremendous export opportunities.

Key Forecasts
- Wheat production growth to 2015/16: 5.9% to 6.9mn tonnes Production should rise as prices stay elevated, driven by growing demand for food and biofuels. Production of cellulosic ethanol, of which Italy is soon set to become a world READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Italy Agriculture Swot 7

Italy Business Environment SWOT 8

Supply Demand Analysis 9

Italy Grains Outlook 9
Table: Italy Wheat Production, Consumption & Trade 10
Table: Italy Corn Production, Consumption & Trade 10
Table: Italy Barley Production, Consumption & Trade 10
Table: Italy Wheat Production, Consumption & Trade 12
Table: Italy Corn Production, Consumption & Trade 13
Table: Italy Barley Production, Consumption & Trade 13

Italy Rice Outlook 13
Table: Italy Rice Production, Consumption & Trade 14
Table: Italy Rice Production, Consumption & Trade 15

Italy Dairy Outlook 15
Table: Italy Milk Production, Consumption & Trade 16
Table: Italy Butter Production, Consumption & Trade 17
Table: Italy Cheese Production, Consumption & Trade 17
Table: Italy Milk Production, Consumption & Trade 19
Table: Italy Butter Production, Consumption & Trade 19
Table: Italy Cheese Production, Consumption & Trade 19

Italy Livestock Outlook 20
Table: Italy Poultry Production, Consumption & Trade 21
Table: Italy Pork Production, Consumption & Trade 21
Table: Italy Beef & Veal Production, Consumption & Trade 22
Table: Italy Poultry Production, Consumption & Trade 24
Table: Italy Pork Production, Consumption & Trade 25
Table: Italy Beef & Veal Production, Consumption & Trade 25

Commodity Price Analysis 26

Monthly Softs Update 26

Cocoa: Signs Of Life 27

Coffee: Holding Key Support 29

Palm Oil: Uptrend Intact 31

Sugar: Watching Brazilian Yields 32

Cotton: Downside Risks 34

Select Commodities - Performance & BMI Forecasts 35

Monthly Grains Update 36

Wheat: Upside Risks Materialising 37

Corn: Moderation In Place 39

Soybean: Looking Weak 41

Rice: Temporary Strength 43

Commodity Performance 43

Upstream Analysis 44

GM & Europe: Growth In Plantings Restricted But Imports To Pick Up 44

EMEA Machinery: Emerging Europe Has Strong Potential 48

Country Snapshot: Italy Demographic Data 51

Italy's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 52

Italy's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 52

Italy's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 53

Italy's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 54

Our Forecast Modelling

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How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 55

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