Feed supplies largely disruption-free despite lockdowns

Feed supplies largely disruption-free despite lockdowns

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Commodities still flowing despite lockdowns, but micronutrient shortages could affect feed supplies

The coronavirus is leaving shippers and traders with a mixed bag of circumstances, according to a March report from Rabobank. Falling oil prices and declining demand are cutting shipping prices, potentially stimulating tepid exports. On the other hand, required screening and travel restrictions are causing delays in some areas, and manufacturing shutdowns could cause shortages of some ingredients if the outbreaks continue.