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Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Milling Wheat The Black Sea market was mostly unchanged last week on limited activity was due to the holiday season in Europe. The Russian domestic wheat market was firm again with values reported $3-9/MT higher in the different regions. Russia’s average monthly exports are expected to fall below 2MMT from January to June, down from 3.2 MMT during the same period last year.  The market in Romania and Bulgaria was very quiet last week. The remaining surplus is estimated at about 1.2 MMT in Romania and about 0.9 MMT in Bulgaria. The region’s weather remained generally favorable for winter wheat development with seasonally mild temperatures and frequent precipitation. Some risk remains, however, as most of the region has no...

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On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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