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Reuters Commodities Trading 2021: Digitalisation creates significant opportunities across agricultural supply chain

COFCO International Chief Technology Officer Andre Schneiter took part in the Reuters Commodities Trading 2021 Summit. In a panel discussion, he said that digitalisation in the agricultural commodities trade is now progressing rapidly and explained how that could create significant opportunities for companies across the supply chain.

COFCO International’s freight business creates value in strong markets

COFCO International’s Freight Department is benefiting from strong markets, providing value in its services for COFCO International’s commodity desks. It also generates revenue from third party business. It anticipates that these market conditions will continue over the medium term.

COFCO around the world: Growing along “Europe’s Mississippi”

Stretching through some of Europe’s richest farmland, the Danube river is one of the continent’s most important gateways to world markets. In the latest edition of COFCO Around the World, we look at our company’s activities in Central Europe and how we grew our presence along Europe’s ‘Mississippi River’.

Hélène Rougès, sugar trader at COFCO International talks about the rewards and the challenges of her profession

Hélène Rougès, sugar trader at COFCO International talks about the rewards and the challenges of her profession, how trading can be an equalizer between men and women and why she never feels alone in her job.

How our Sustainability Ambassadors are taking action for impact

As a global leader in the food and agriculture industry, COFCO International is committed to being a responsible and sustainable player with local impact. Its sustainability strategy will be central to help meet the growing demand for food. And employees will play a major part in making this happen. That’s why the company has created a network of 190 Sustainability Ambassadors to connect with local communities and take action to meet their needs. The ultimate goal is to involve all employees, starting from the Impact Season campaign in October.

COFCO graduate programme: Inspiring tomorrow’s talent

As COFCO International continues to grow, it is focused on attracting and developing the next generation of the brightest, most promising talents. That’s why COFCO International is now building on the success of its Commercial Graduate programme to invite the best candidates in the marketplace to apply for its 2022 intake.

COFCO around the world: South Africa’s deeply rooted business model is key to success

An innovative South African partnership model is changing the way farmers and COFCO International work together to grow, harvest and merchandize crops. In the latest edition of COFCO Around the World, find out how we are strengthening ties with South Africa while exploring connections across the sub-Saharan region.

COFCO around the world: Brazil - Cementing our position in the agricultural powerhouse

Santos is Latin America’s busiest export hub connecting over 600 ports in 125 countries and exporting all the region’s main commodities including coffee, corn, sugar, and soy. As the most important foreign trade route in Brazil, it is also the beating heart of COFCO International’s operations.