Jordan increased wheat purchases from Romania

20.07.2016

According to available data, in April 2016 Romania continued to export high volumes of wheat - 387 KMT against 383.7 KMT in the previous month (208.5 KMT in April 2015). Still, despite record high March and nearly record April shipments, total volume exported this season (July-April) is 16.5% behind  volumes exported during the same period of 2014/15 (3849 KMT against 4609.97 KMT) due to the decreasing share of Egyptian imports.

Thus, since the beginning of the season (July-April) Egypt purchased 1125.7 KMT of wheat, which is 21% lower than over the same period of 2014/15 (1426.8 KMT).

Meanwhile, during July-April Jordan purchased more wheat than over the whole last season – 667 KMT against 654.7 KMT.

According to preliminary estimates, May volumes will be a new record for this month due to the high deliveries in the destinations of Egypt, Jordan and Ethiopia.

Updated supply and demand balances for Romanian wheat is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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