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On March 17, 2017 Saudi Arabia purchased 1.51 mln tons of barley at 179.88 – 193.18 USD/ton C&F.

France: Barley Sowing Tempo Remains Slow

Barley sowing in France has been rather slow for the past two weeks due the rain. Only 5% of the planned areas were sowed in the past seven days, FranceAgriMer reported.

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The authorities in Turkey have confirmed the introduction of import limit on Russian wheat.

News In Brief

On March 15, 2017 Algeria bought 480,000 tons of wheat of random origin at 204 – 206 USD/tons C&F and a May delivery.

Brazil Has Increased Wheat Import By 59%

4.75 mln tons of wheat were imported in Brazil between August 2016 and February 2017 according to information from Trigo & Farinhas Consultancy. Import has increased by 59% versus the previous year.