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G3 CEO Karl Gerrand, shown here in April in Winnipeg, said the company isn’t particularly interested in making a move on Glencore’s Viterra assets. (Dave Bedard photo)

Not much interest in Glencore ag assets at grain firm G3

Winnipeg | Reuters –– Grain handler G3 Canada, a joint venture between a Saudi Arabian firm and Bunge Ltd., doesn’t have much interest in bidding for a stake in rival Glencore’s agricultural business, its chief executive said Tuesday. Swiss-based Glencore, the trader and miner whose shares have been battered by the commodities slump, is looking […] Read more

A cargo ship getting topped up with grain.

Think a big new West Coast terminal is good news? Think again

Expanding storage capacity just helps the big grain companies depress the price paid to farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes G3 has announced it may build a new grain terminal at the West Lynn terminal on the North Shore of Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. G3 is the joint venture of U.S.-based multinational grain company, Bunge Ltd., and the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Co., owned by the Saudi government. It was given the assets of the […] Read more