Wheat
Market News

25 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
Ukrainian grain exports have fallen 9% year-on-year, as lower corn production and wheat carry-in put pressure on...
25 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Favourable May weather saw French corn sowing progress eight percentage points in the week to May 21, taking planting...
25 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
The Argentinian agriculture ministry sliced a further one million mt from its 2017/18 estimated soybean output, just one...
24 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Good weather during the past week lifted the soybean harvest to 80.3% complete by Thursday, slightly ahead of last year...
24 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
A rise in global feed demand, combined with lower opening stocks and a smaller wheat crop will reduce global...
24 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Non-commercial market participants increased their net-long position on the Euronext milling wheat contract...
24 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
An uptick in wheat exports from Germany and Poland has suggested the EU’s tight wheat balance is starting to...
24 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
Old crop soybean net exports turned negative as the cancellation of nearly a million mt of sales bit into the balance, while China...

Wheat
Corporate News

24 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
Chinese state-owned trade house COFCO is considering a reported $400 million investment in a port terminal in Russia...
23 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
Egyptian state grain buyer GASC may be left without wheat cargoes it purchased at tender as its supplier has failed to...
16 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
In a shakeup of the US supply chain sector, two of the largest privately-owned US logistics companies are to merge...
11 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Australia’s major grain merchant Graincorp expects another challenging grain season, after a reduced grain crop...
2 May 2018 | Andy Allan
A berth at a key port terminal in Argentina that was hit by a bulk carrier last week will remain out of action for several months...
29 Mar 2018 | John McGarrity
UN proposals to curb emissions from shipping will next week meet resistance from Brazil and Argentina, in view of the likely increased costs to commodities producers from near-term curbs on the speed of ships.
29 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
The agricultural trade on the Black Sea has become inadvertently caught up in the fallout of a banking scandal in Latvia and Estonia, with accounts summarily frozen, leading to losses and payment delays, market sources told Agricensus this week.
28 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
A European Commission initiative to improve price transparency in Europe’s agricultural industry and make the market more efficient has met resistance from the main lobby group for Europe’s food and drink industry.

Wheat
Policy News

23 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
A flash crash and a massive sell-off saw the Turkish lira slide to its lowest levels on record, compounding difficulties which...
9 May 2018 | Andy Allan
China’s official grain and oilseed body has cut its estimate for imports of soybean, while increasing expected production...
27 Apr 2018 | Tom Houghton
EU member states backed a European Commission proposal to ban the use of three neonicotinoid pesticides Friday, paving the way for a total ban on their use outside within six months, with potentially significant ramifications for EU crop yields.
24 Apr 2018 | Tom Houghton
Russia’s ministry of agriculture proposed to continue indefinitely its controversial logistics policy that helps farmers in remote parts of the country export wheat in the international market.
4 Apr 2018 | Tim Worledge
They called it devastating, damaging and spoke of a 70% collapse in US soy exports – at every level the US soybean industry has responded to China’s 25% tax on soybean exports with a chorus of dismay.
4 Apr 2018 | Tom Houghton
Russian wheat sellers will continue to find government support as export duties are set to remain at zero, the deputy prime minister told local press Tuesday.
29 Mar 2018 | John McGarrity
UN proposals to curb emissions from shipping will next week meet resistance from Brazil and Argentina, in view of the likely increased costs to commodities producers from near-term curbs on the speed of ships.
29 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
The agricultural trade on the Black Sea has become inadvertently caught up in the fallout of a banking scandal in Latvia and Estonia, with accounts summarily frozen, leading to losses and payment delays, market sources told Agricensus this week.