CBOT corn prices rose by 1.78% last week


Over the period under review (March 9-16), CBOT corn prices rose by 1.78%. Despite high pace of corn harvesting in South America, several factors contributed to the futures growth:

- a technical factor (switch to May contract);

- high export contracting of US corn;

- information that Chinese importers contracted at least three consignments of US corn, with a total volume of 195 KMT for delivery in late spring – early summer. corn cme

That volume was the largest single purchase carried out by China since October 2013, reports UkrAgroConsult.

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