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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 1-5 October Prices followed the previous week’s trend of moving in different directions. While average prices also again mainly grew, they decreased slightly in USD expression due to weakening of the ruble. Exports slowed slightly because of Rosselkhoznadzor’s stricter control at seaports. Milling wheat export prices rose $2/MT to $232/MT FOB Black Sea, and purchase prices at seaports remained stable in RUB expression but fell in USD expression to $190/MT CPT-Black Sea port. The average feed barley export price grew $1/MT to $237/MT FOB, and the average CPT-Black Sea port price was stable in RUB expression but decreased in USD expression to $198/MT. The average corn export price was unchanged at $188/MT...

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