Senior News Analyst
Gary covers global news in the grains and oilseeds markets from London, covering topics from policy through to production and trade.
Prior to joining IEG Vu in 2017, Gary covered the maritime industry as News Editor for sister title Lloyd’s List, co-ordinating an international team of journalists.
Gary’s time as News Editor came after 6 years as a journalist, covering all aspects of the maritime industry, during which time his work on international sanctions and their effect on shipping in the Crimea was recognised with an industry award. He brings his knowledge of maritime trade and the wider maritime industry to the agricultural world, keeping an eye on the supply and demand balances in agricultural commodities and the shipping world.
Before joining Informa in 2015, Gary worked as a news reporter and correspondent for Seatrade Maritime News, and has experience controlling editorial input for conferences and events.
A keen weightlifter and video gamer, Gary is an occasional contributor of video game reviews and industry analysis pieces to online publications.
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Latest From Gary Howard
The Philippines’ Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol has called again for a temporary ban on palm oil imports from top producers Indonesia and Malaysia.
Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture may re-purpose the National Association of Agricultural Exporters (NAESP) instead of creating a new union as it previously announced.
Brazilian soybean complex exports broke the USD2 billion barrier for the first time in the month of February to reach USD2.58 bln.
Russian wheat export prices are expected to continue to fall ahead of an expected strong harvest and unfavourable currency movements.
Malaysian palm olein imports “of great and serious concern” says Indian association president
The EU’s 2018 fruit harvest was record breaking, supported by a strong pome fruit harvest and recovery in citrus production, with declines limited to peaches and nectarines.