1.394 mln tons of wheat were exported from Varna Port between the start of the current season and January 22, 2017 which is a 15.5% increase on the corresponding period of the previous season. Bulgaria’s total wheat export for the period was 3.324 mln tons.
FranceAgriMer decreased its forecast on sunflower production, export and import into France in 2016 – 2017. The new estimate projects sunflower production in France at 1.223 mln tons with 1.225 mln tons in September and 1.186 mln tons in 2015 – 2016.
APK – Inform reports that 681,400 tons of grain were exported from Russian sea ports between January 20 and January 26 compared with 423,700 tons a week earlier. 535,800 tons of wheat, 125,800 tons of corn and 19,800 tons of barley were exported.
APK – Inform reports that 705,000 tons of grain were exported from Ukrainian sea ports between January 21 and January 27 compared with 694,700 tons a week earlier. 294,200 tons of wheat and 410,800 tons of corn were exported.
Canadian Grain Commission aanounced that, during the current season, Canadian wheat export keeps below the average level for the past five years. 8.436 mln tons of wheat have been exported from Canada for the first 25 weeks of the season compared with 8.12 mln tons in the previous year and the average of 7.28 mln tons for the past five years.
Grain export from Russia may go down to 2.3 – 2.4 mln tons in February 2017 compared with 2.75 mln tons in Fabruary 2016, RusAgroTrans predicts. Preliminary data shows export was 2.45 mln tons, but levels are expected to drop.