Grain Highlights

News From Russia And Ukraine

639,900 tons of grain were exported from Ukrainian sea ports between January 28 and February 3 compared with 705,000 tons a week ago, APK - Inform reported.

Canada Increases Grain Export, Excluding Wheat

21.5 mln tons of grain were exported from Canada between the beginning of the current season (August 1, 2016) and January 29, 2017, which is 2% less than the previous year, Canadian Grain Commission announced

News from South America

Grain import in Brazil will reach record 10.3 mln tons in 2016 - 2017. Grain yield in 2016 was th weakest for the past five years – 83.1 mln tons.

News in brief

Corn import in South Korea will reach 9.8 mln tons in 2016 - 2017, which is 3% less than 2015 – 2016. 5.2 mln tons of corn, to be delivered between October 2016 and April 2017, were bought at the beginning of January.

Wheat and barley export from the EU has intensified.

762,000 tons of wheat were exported from the EU in the week ending on January 31, 2017 which is a very good level for the current season. 14.7 mln tons of wheat have been exported from the EU since the beginning of the season, which is lower than the previous season.

News in brief

The private broker company INTL FCStone projected a higher corn yield in Brazil of 91.5 mln tons, an increase from 91.1 mln tons. Soybean forecast has been increased too from 102.8 mln tons to 104.08 mln tons.

News from Brazil and Argentina

10% of the planned areas of second harvest corn in Brazilian state of Mato Grosso have been completed compared with 16% and 4.8% a year earlier. Area completion is projected at 33% of the plan next week.