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    CHICAGO Fred VanVleet Jersey , Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed lower on Thursday with the trade volumes of corn and wheat shrinking sharply ahead of a key grain stocks report.


    The most active corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.42 percent, to 3.525 dollars per bushel. December wheat delivery slid 6.5 cents, or 1.41 percent Malachi Richardson Jersey , to 4.55 dollars per bushel. November soybeans went down 6 cents, or 0.62 percent, to 9.595 dollars per bushel.


    Traders saw a dull and lower session on Thursday. Not only because it was toward the end of this month and quarter, but also one day before the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) releases its Quarterly Grain Stocks Report and many anticipate a bearish one.


    The futures of corn and wheat went down 1.5 to 6.5 cents as the latest export sales were near to below expectations. Profit-taking also played a role in the price decline of wheat.


    As for soybeans Jonas Valanciunas Jersey , even a record-high weekly export demand failed to prompt significant buyings.


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    BRUSSELS, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Union's free trade deal with Canada, known as CETA, cleared a crucial hurdle on Tuesday as it was endorsed by the European Parliament's International Trade Committee.


    The draft recommendation of the agreement was passed by 25 votes to 15 with one abstention.


    The development made way for the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to be sent to a vote by the entire 751-seat Parliament at the February plenary session in Strasbourg.


    ""By approving CETA today we take a significant step forward. In the face of rising protectionism and populism, Parliament is able and willing to act on behalf of European citizens,"" a Parliament statement quoted rapporteur for the CETA agreement Artis Pabriks as saying before the committee's vote.


    If the whole European Parliament approves CETA, it could apply provisionally from as early as April 2017. Furthermore, for its full implementation, the deal will need to be ratified by the national and regional parliaments of the EU member states.


    The EU-Canada negotiations on the deal were launched in 2009 and concluded five years later. The EU and Canada signed the agreement on Oct. 30, 2016.


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