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Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Regional News Ukraine’s weekly seaport grain exports increased 47 percent last week, reaching 1.13 MMT. Wheat exports totaled 557,000 MT while corn shipments were 473,000 MT. For the 2019/20 marketing year today, Ukraine has shipped 16.106 MMT of grain, including 10.06 MMT of wheat and 2.76 MMT of corn. The National Australian Bank recently cut its production estimate by 3.5 MMT to 15.5 MMT, citing drought-induced yield losses. The persistent decline in Australian production is leaving opportunities for Ukraine and the Black Sea to export higher volumes to Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries this year, especially given the wheat surpluses in the Black Sea region. However, one factor that could create problems for Indonesia...

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Market Commentary

The CBOT opened on a higher note after overnight news of Chinese removal of some tariffs on U.S. ag products. Soyoil jumped to sharp gains early, which helped boost soybeans as well. Grain trade was under the influence of buy soybeans/sell corn/wheat trade which capped rallies in the latter con...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 20 Corn closed at $3.7675/bushel, up $0 from yesterday's close.  Mar 20 Wheat closed at $5.245/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soybeans closed at $8.895/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soymeal closed at $299.3/short ton, down $2.2 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

PM Post - Old Shorts and New Longs

THE OPEN Jan beans:  7 1/2 higher Jan meal: 1.10 higher Jan soyoil: 30 higher March corn:  2 1/2 higher March wheat:  1 1/2 higher The markets opened as expected with a surging soyoil market and oilshare cushioning beans.  Buy soyoil (on the back of higher palm and energies)...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The CBOT opened on a higher note after overnight news of Chinese removal of some tariffs on U.S. ag products. Soyoil jumped to sharp gains early, which helped boost soybeans as well. Grain trade was under the influence of buy soybeans/sell corn/wheat trade which capped rallies in the latter con...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 20 Corn closed at $3.7675/bushel, up $0 from yesterday's close.  Mar 20 Wheat closed at $5.245/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soybeans closed at $8.895/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Jan 20 Soymeal closed at $299.3/short ton, down $2.2 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

PM Post - Old Shorts and New Longs

THE OPEN Jan beans:  7 1/2 higher Jan meal: 1.10 higher Jan soyoil: 30 higher March corn:  2 1/2 higher March wheat:  1 1/2 higher The markets opened as expected with a surging soyoil market and oilshare cushioning beans.  Buy soyoil (on the back of higher palm and energies)...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Bullish Friday

Jim Budzynski argues in CropLife magazine that “Agriculture is in Worse Shape than You Think.” He cites several dynamics such as trade wars, deglobalization, ASF, farm debt and climate change. These may or may not collectively be the Black Plague on agriculture. Living through beari...

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