Lower prices for agricultural commodities should give a boost to consumption in 2015, according to analysts at Rabobank.
For those most affecting British farmers, the outlook for wheat and sugar is slightly bullish, while livestock producers could get some help from easing soymeal prices.
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Introducing the firm’s agri-commodity outlook, Rabobank executive chairman Wiebe Draijer said improved supplies could see most prices trend lower or remain stable due to higher available supplies.
“However, agri-commodity markets will still remain volatile in 2015, as stocks are not yet at levels to buffer significant supply or demand shocks,” he said.
Farmers Weekly has looked at the outlook for three key commodities in the graphic below: