CBOT wheat prices slumped last week


Over the reporting week (April 13-21) CBOT wheat prices slumped (-6.23%, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Price reduction in Chicago was triggered by the weather factor. Rains in winter wheat producing regions improved crop conditions. At the beginning of the week, 54% of crops were in good and excellent conditions (53% the previous week and 57% last year). This week meteorologists also forecast precipitation, which will contribute to further crop conditions improvement. wheat cme

During April 06-13, contracting of the old-crop US wheat equaled 413.9 KMT (-11.2% compared to the same week last season).

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