Welcome to Scipio SA, a soft commodities trading company registered in Geneva, Switzerland

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World Trade Centre, GenevaScipio SA was established as a trading company to specialise in the physical movement of soft commodities (grains, sugar, rice and soya) within sub-saharan Africa. The company’s senior trader is Mark Daniels, who previously worked as a sugar trader for Marc Rich UK Ltd. / Glencore UK Ltd. In August 1998, Mark Daniels moved to Glencore Grain where he worked from Johannesburg, South Africa until founding Mark Daniels Ltd. in January 2000. In 2010 Mark Daniels Limited moved the business to Geneva, Switzerland and opened Scipio S.A. The Company is a Category A member of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).

In Sub-Saharan Africa, food security is the biggest humanitarian and political challenge. To this we have concentrated on the most basic of foodstuffs, white maize, rice and sugar. We have also supplied the World Food Programme delivering white maize to the Cameroon and Madagascar. Over and above this the balance sales have all been to the milling companies that operate in the region.

Scipio S.A. has been active in the following commodities: -

  • Maize: US, Argentina, South Africa, India, Malawi and Zambia.
  • Rice: Pakistan, India, Vietnam and Thailand.
  • Wheat: Russia, Argentina
  • Sugar: South Africa, Swaziland, EU, Zambia, Brazil, Thailand, Malaysia and India.
  • Soya bean meal: India, Brazil and Uganda

Contact us about a trade enquiry.

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Commodity quotes

arrow Cocoa Dec 17
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
1983.00 0.00 (+0.00%) 1:29pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
2026.00 1970.00 - 2047.00 24750
arrow Coffee Dec 17
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
134.45 0.00 (+0.00%) 1:29pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
135.80 134.05 - 136.20 19334
arrow Corn Futures,Dec-2017,Composite
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
354.00 3.75 (+1.07%) 2:19pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
349.75 349.50 - 356.25 127979
arrow Rough Rice Nov 17
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
12.37 -0.34 (-2.68%) 2:19pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
12.70 12.35 - 12.74 713
arrow Soybean Futures,Nov-2017,Compos
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
986.50 15.75 (+1.62%) 2:19pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
970.00 969.00 - 987.00 155621
arrow Soybean Meal Futures,Oct-2017,C
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
316.70 7.70 (+2.49%) 2:19pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
308.80 308.50 - 317.00 22930
arrow Sugar #11 Oct 17
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
13.98 0.00 (+0.00%) 12:59pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
14.09 13.92 - 14.25 43419
arrow Wheat Futures,Dec-2017
Last trade priceChangeLast trade
449.75 -2.75 (-0.61%) 2:19pm
OpenDay's rangeVolume
452.50 448.00 - 455.00 57279

Last updated: 2017-09-24 05:30:02