Grain market news

Global cereal markets remain well supplied in 2018/19 despite lower production - FAO
he FAO Food Price Index rises mostly on higher dairy prices
Nigeria Imports N362bn Worth of Wheat in 2018
Ukraine exports 33.4 mln tonnes of grain
Russia expects bumper wheat harvest
Egypt aims to harvest 3.6 mln tonnes of wheat this season
Russia. Wheat stocks down 31% by February
Romania. Most growing regions need productive precipitation ahead of planting
Romanian corn exports are up 13% y/y
Planting in Ukraine started a month earlier than last year
WTO rules against China grain supports
Russia. Winter crop condition improved in February
Saudi Arabia’s SAGO pays $20/mt less as wheat prices fall
Australian wheat share grows in south-east Asia
Ukraine failed to fill the quotas for sugar and barley exports to EU
Ukraine. On the last days of February the soil in most of the country was thawed
Over 2,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia delivered to North Korea
Ukraine. Groats production in January 2019 increased by 35%
Saudi Arabia stepped up barley imports from Ukraine by 17%
Saudi Arabia buys 625,000 tonnes of wheat in tender
Russia helping Venezuela with wheat supplies
Bulgaria. Weather conditions caused winter crops to resume growing
Russian wheat export prices kept sliding last week
Kazakhstan plans to export nine million tonnes of grain and flour
Ukraine shipped abroad 16 MMT of corn
WTO rules against China on wheat and rice subsidies
Ukraine. Corn stocks still up 34% year-on-year
Romania decreased barley exports by 11%
Belarus. Brief cold-spell poses no threat to winter grains
Ukrainian Agrarian Fund to provide UAH 2.5 BLN for spring forward campaign
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