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FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 22 October)

Ocean Freight Comments - 21 October 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Volatility is the one constant in dry-bulk markets, and I have no doubts about it continuing through the next year or more. The global fleet is insufficient to meet growing market needs – especially those of China...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 22 October)

Ocean Freight Comments - 21 October 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Volatility is the one constant in dry-bulk markets, and I have no doubts about it continuing through the next year or more. The global fleet is insufficient to meet growing market needs – especially those of China...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 11-15 October 2021 The average prices on the Russian grain market showed minimal growth. One of the main factors preventing further significant growth is that it’s impossible for the Russian exporters to continue increasing their offer prices (or their product will...

soy-oilseeds

Vegetable Oil Volatility

Although global vegetable oil prices have moderated from their peaks this past spring, they remain substantially elevated above historic values. However, certain deviations have begun to occur between the oils, with some returning to more traditional relationships and others acting more anomalo...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 4-8 October 2021 The average price on the Russian grain market continued to grow but the price increases were minimal. One of the main factors preventing further significant growth is that it’s impossible for the Russian exporters to keep increasing their offer pric...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27 September-1 October 2021 Pricing trends of the previous week persisted: wheat and barley domestic prices increased moderately in the European part of Russia and significantly in the Asian part, especially in the Ural region. New harvest domestic corn prices continued t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20-24 September 2021 Prices for grain crops (except for corn) in the domestic Russian market increased but at a more moderate rate than last week. Corn prices decreased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley, prices kept growing at higher rates than gen...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13-17 September 2021 Prices for grain crops in the domestic Russian market mainly increased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley prices continued to grow at higher rates than generally in Russia (due to lower average yields) with Ural domestic prices...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 6-10 September 2021 Prices for grain crops in the domestic Russian market mainly increased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley region prices grew more significantly (due to lower average yields), while in the Southern, Central and Black Soil regions...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. corn is for larger supplies, increased feed and residual use, greater exports, and higher ending stocks.  Projected beginning stocks for 2021/22 are 70 million bushels higher based on a lower use forecast for 2020/21, with reductions in corn used for e...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 30 August-3 September Prices for grain crops in the Russian domestic market mainly increased. Export prices increased but so did the wheat export duty. On the one hand exporters limited offer waiting for a further increase of export prices, but on the other hand they decr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 23-27 August 2021 Prices for grain crops (except corn) in the domestic Russian market followed last week’s trend and increased, this time both in the European and in the Asian parts of Russia. Corn prices fluctuated insignificantly. One of the main events of the pas...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 22 October)

Ocean Freight Comments - 21 October 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Volatility is the one constant in dry-bulk markets, and I have no doubts about it continuing through the next year or more. The global fleet is insufficient to meet growing market needs – especially those of China...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 22 October)

Ocean Freight Comments - 21 October 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting Volatility is the one constant in dry-bulk markets, and I have no doubts about it continuing through the next year or more. The global fleet is insufficient to meet growing market needs – especially those of China...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 11-15 October 2021 The average prices on the Russian grain market showed minimal growth. One of the main factors preventing further significant growth is that it’s impossible for the Russian exporters to continue increasing their offer prices (or their product will...

soy-oilseeds

Vegetable Oil Volatility

Although global vegetable oil prices have moderated from their peaks this past spring, they remain substantially elevated above historic values. However, certain deviations have begun to occur between the oils, with some returning to more traditional relationships and others acting more anomalo...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 4-8 October 2021 The average price on the Russian grain market continued to grow but the price increases were minimal. One of the main factors preventing further significant growth is that it’s impossible for the Russian exporters to keep increasing their offer pric...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27 September-1 October 2021 Pricing trends of the previous week persisted: wheat and barley domestic prices increased moderately in the European part of Russia and significantly in the Asian part, especially in the Ural region. New harvest domestic corn prices continued t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20-24 September 2021 Prices for grain crops (except for corn) in the domestic Russian market increased but at a more moderate rate than last week. Corn prices decreased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley, prices kept growing at higher rates than gen...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13-17 September 2021 Prices for grain crops in the domestic Russian market mainly increased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley prices continued to grow at higher rates than generally in Russia (due to lower average yields) with Ural domestic prices...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 6-10 September 2021 Prices for grain crops in the domestic Russian market mainly increased. In the Ural region and in some areas in the Volga Valley region prices grew more significantly (due to lower average yields), while in the Southern, Central and Black Soil regions...

feed-grains

WASDE Corn

USDA’s outlook for 2021/22 U.S. corn is for larger supplies, increased feed and residual use, greater exports, and higher ending stocks.  Projected beginning stocks for 2021/22 are 70 million bushels higher based on a lower use forecast for 2020/21, with reductions in corn used for e...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 30 August-3 September Prices for grain crops in the Russian domestic market mainly increased. Export prices increased but so did the wheat export duty. On the one hand exporters limited offer waiting for a further increase of export prices, but on the other hand they decr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 23-27 August 2021 Prices for grain crops (except corn) in the domestic Russian market followed last week’s trend and increased, this time both in the European and in the Asian parts of Russia. Corn prices fluctuated insignificantly. One of the main events of the pas...

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