USSEC Hosts Southeast Asia Agricultural Cooperators Conference
- General News
This year the conference recognized the region’s top customers for U.S. soy. La Filipina Corporation of the Philippines received the award as the largest purchaser of U.S. soybean meal. La Filipina, one of the country’s largest flour mill, feed mill, commodity traders and bulk port handlers, buys all of its meal from the United States. Indonesia’s FKS Multi Agro received the award for the largest customer of U.S. soybeans, importing 900,000 metric tons of beans this year. FKS uses the majority of imported beans in the production of tempe and tofu. Wilmar International received the award for the region’s overall largest importer of U.S. soy products. Wilmer, Asia’s largest oilseed processing group, purchases more than one million metric tons of U.S. soybeans each month.
USSEC, the U.S. Grains Council and the U.S. Wheat Associates organized the three-day event. Reuters, Dow Jones and Bloomberg covered the event.