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FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 18 February)

Update for 18 February 2020: New Data Added!! WPI has expanded the data offerings in this app to include DDGS, Sorghum, Soymeal, Corn Gluten Meal, Corn Gluent Feed Pellets, and additional FOB price indications for corn and soybeans. All other routes/offers updated through the day's close. ...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 18 February)

Data Updated Through: 18 February 2020  New Features: Added 6 month, 1 year, 2 year, YTD, and "All" data selectors for easier navigation within charts.  Also added data going back 6 months for the baltic dry-bulk panamax indexes: P2A: Gulf/Atlantic-Japan P2A: PNW/Pacific-Japan...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3-7 February 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market mainly grew due to demand from both exporters and processors, however milling wheat prices slightly decreased in the Southern region reacting to downward trends in export price developments. Export milling whea...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA reports that 2019/20 U.S. soybean had increased exports and lower ending stocks;  U.S. soybean exports for 2019/20 are up 50 million from last month at 1.825 billion bushels - partly reflecting increased imports for China.  With soybean crush unchanged, soybean ending stocks are...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA reports that 2019/20 U.S. corn had offsetting changes to exports and corn used for ethanol.  With no other use changes, U.S. corn ending stocks are unchanged from last month.  The season-average corn price received by producers is also unchanged at $3.85 per bushel.  Global...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27-31 January 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market kept growing as exporters needed grain to fulfill their obligations on contracts signed earlier. Export milling wheat average price decreased to $230/MT FOB Black Sea. Purchase prices increased to RUB 13,300-1...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Regional News Southern Germany and parts of France and Italy will receive favorable precipitation this week, as will Bulgaria and Romania. The latter countries will benefit greatly from the rainfall as it will offer a reprieve from mild drought conditions. The 10-14-day forecast offers heavier...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20-24 January 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market mainly grew due to high demand from both processors and exporters. Export prices also grew: the average milling wheat price grew to $234/MT FOB Black Sea. Purchase prices increased to RUB 13,000-13,200/MT. Fee...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13-17 January 2020 Milling and feed wheat prices as well as feed corn prices on the domestic Russian market grew, while feed barley prices remained unchanged. The growth resulted from two factors: Russian wheat was again purchased at GASC tender held in Egypt on 14 Januar...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 6-10 January 2020 Milling and feed wheat prices on the domestic Russian market changed insignificantly. Meanwhile, milling rye prices skyrocketed and feed corn prices showed moderate growth. On the export market we witnessed an upward trend, mainly after the Egypt tender...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

PM Post - Export Chatter Leads CBOT Higher

THE OPEN March beans: 3 higher March meal: 2.90 higher March soyoil: 34 lower March corn: 1/2 higher March wheat: 7 1/2 higher The markets opened as expected with wheat making new highs at the start of the day on news that the Russian Ag Ministry proposed a plan to implement a first half 2020...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Regional News Weather conditions in Bulgaria turned negative for winter crops last week. After a warmer-than-normal December and first week of January, last week saw significantly colder temperatures amid low soil moisture availability. The combination of dry and cold conditions has kept winter...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 18 February)

Update for 18 February 2020: New Data Added!! WPI has expanded the data offerings in this app to include DDGS, Sorghum, Soymeal, Corn Gluten Meal, Corn Gluent Feed Pellets, and additional FOB price indications for corn and soybeans. All other routes/offers updated through the day's close. ...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 18 February)

Data Updated Through: 18 February 2020  New Features: Added 6 month, 1 year, 2 year, YTD, and "All" data selectors for easier navigation within charts.  Also added data going back 6 months for the baltic dry-bulk panamax indexes: P2A: Gulf/Atlantic-Japan P2A: PNW/Pacific-Japan...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3-7 February 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market mainly grew due to demand from both exporters and processors, however milling wheat prices slightly decreased in the Southern region reacting to downward trends in export price developments. Export milling whea...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA reports that 2019/20 U.S. soybean had increased exports and lower ending stocks;  U.S. soybean exports for 2019/20 are up 50 million from last month at 1.825 billion bushels - partly reflecting increased imports for China.  With soybean crush unchanged, soybean ending stocks are...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA reports that 2019/20 U.S. corn had offsetting changes to exports and corn used for ethanol.  With no other use changes, U.S. corn ending stocks are unchanged from last month.  The season-average corn price received by producers is also unchanged at $3.85 per bushel.  Global...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27-31 January 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market kept growing as exporters needed grain to fulfill their obligations on contracts signed earlier. Export milling wheat average price decreased to $230/MT FOB Black Sea. Purchase prices increased to RUB 13,300-1...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Regional News Southern Germany and parts of France and Italy will receive favorable precipitation this week, as will Bulgaria and Romania. The latter countries will benefit greatly from the rainfall as it will offer a reprieve from mild drought conditions. The 10-14-day forecast offers heavier...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20-24 January 2020 Grain prices on the domestic Russian market mainly grew due to high demand from both processors and exporters. Export prices also grew: the average milling wheat price grew to $234/MT FOB Black Sea. Purchase prices increased to RUB 13,000-13,200/MT. Fee...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13-17 January 2020 Milling and feed wheat prices as well as feed corn prices on the domestic Russian market grew, while feed barley prices remained unchanged. The growth resulted from two factors: Russian wheat was again purchased at GASC tender held in Egypt on 14 Januar...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 6-10 January 2020 Milling and feed wheat prices on the domestic Russian market changed insignificantly. Meanwhile, milling rye prices skyrocketed and feed corn prices showed moderate growth. On the export market we witnessed an upward trend, mainly after the Egypt tender...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

PM Post - Export Chatter Leads CBOT Higher

THE OPEN March beans: 3 higher March meal: 2.90 higher March soyoil: 34 lower March corn: 1/2 higher March wheat: 7 1/2 higher The markets opened as expected with wheat making new highs at the start of the day on news that the Russian Ag Ministry proposed a plan to implement a first half 2020...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Regional News Weather conditions in Bulgaria turned negative for winter crops last week. After a warmer-than-normal December and first week of January, last week saw significantly colder temperatures amid low soil moisture availability. The combination of dry and cold conditions has kept winter...

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