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Europe's exports continue to have the handbrake on

Overall, wheat prices on Euronext/Matif increased slightly over the course of the week. While the most traded March contract last Friday had a closing price of 225.75 euros/t on the stock exchange display board, it was 226.25 euros/t at the closing bell yesterday, Thursday. The March corn date closed yesterday at 199.25 euros/t and has therefore lost 5.50 euros/t in market value over the same...
  • Quality concerns Australia
  • China expects rising demand
  • Uncertainties about delivery capability Ukraine
  • better weather prospects southern hemisphere
  • high corn production globally compared to the previous year
  • declining ethanol production
  • Russian wheat harvest

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  • Canada's crop below average

    Canada's 2023/24 grain harvest better than feared - rapeseed disappoints The latest assessment by the Canadian Agriculture/Food Board is better than feared in previous forecasts for the grain harvest at the end of November 2023. At around 55 million t, the total harvest is below the previous year's around 60...

  • EU COM updates grain balance

    EU COM corrects EU grain balance - supply situation tighter In its most recent monthly issue at the end of November 2023, the EU Commission (EU COM) updated the EU grain balance . As a result, the harvest will be slightly smaller than last year, while consumption is estimated to be 0.73% higher. However, there...

  • Nov.-2023 MARS climate data evaluation

    MARS - European weather October/Nov. 2023 predominantly wet and warm The EU Commission's Agricultural Meteorological Institute (MARS) analyzed the weather data in the period from October 1st to November 18th, 2023 with regard to the effects on agriculture. The results sometimes vary greatly from region to region. There was...

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