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ICOA Newsletter –  5 December 2022

By: Denis Ginter, COFCO International Dear Friends, Castor planting in India was completed in October and the monsoon has meantime withdrawn from the main Indian Northwest castor belt (Gujarat and Rajasthan) leaving place for dry and warm weather conditions. Early November we received the first estimates of the castor acreage crop survey for 2022/2023 from …

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ICOA Castor Newsletter – 2022 July

US Regional Economy View Hello Everyone, Over the last 30 days, signals of a slowdown in the U.S. economy have surfaced. Weaker real spending suggests that the spending power of U.S. consumers is coming off, housing activity is slowing under the pressure of higher interest rates, and business investment is sliding amid growing slowdown fears. …

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ICOA Castor Newsletter – 2022 May

Hello everyone, With covid improving in major parts, the world economies seemed to be getting back to normalcy. Increased vaccination has really helped to minimize the impact of the virus. However, the war in Ukraine has triggered higher food and energy prices, which have hammered households’ disposable incomes. Rising inflation and depreciating currencies have given birth to …

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ICOA 2022 Annual General Meeting Date Change

The 2022 International Castor Association’s Annual General Meeting has been postponed to 11-13 October 2022 in Sorrento, Italy. Further details will be announced in the coming months.