North Korea’s economy grew by 0.4% in 2019, the first time Pyongyang posted positive growth in three years, despite tough international sanctions.
Food & Services
Prices for the grain are soaring in China—with front-month futures up 27% this year, to levels not seen since the summer of 2015—which could be good news for U.S. farmers.
U.S. farmers are expected to grow large corn and soybean crops this year—but it is unclear if an economy recovering from coronavirus will be strong enough to consume the harvest.
The food maker said it is investing in more manufacturing capacity as demand for its packaged foods remains strong this summer during the continuing coronavirus pandemic.