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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 5-9 November 2018 Milling wheat export prices were stable at an average $228/MT FOB Black Sea, and purchase prices at seaports grew in RUB expression but dropped in USD expression to $196-197/MT CPT-Black Sea port. The average feed barley export and purchase prices rose t...

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Market Commentary

Yesterday commodity markets were dominated by NYMEX crude oil’s precipitous decline, but today that market stabilized and actually closed a little higher to end its 12-day losing streak. This allowed other commodities to return to their own specifics. Unfortunately for the grain and soy f...

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Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.67/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.03/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.835/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $305.7/short ton, up $1.8 from y...

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China In-Country Analysis

Livestock African Swine Fever Continues to Run Rampant Despite quarantines, incentives to cull herds impacted by sick animals, and harsh penalties administered to officials committing fraud, new cases of African swine fever (ASF) have continued to appear across China with outbreaks reported in...

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Market Commentary

Overnight trade reversed some of what occurred on Monday. Soybeans were higher, while grain prices were lower. Traders were chewing over news that U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has been discussing trade issues with high-level Chinese officials. Optimists see such contact as setting the stage...

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Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.665/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.0775/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.7825/bushel, down $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $303.9/short ton, down $1.7...

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Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MIDDLE EAST/MEDITERRANEAN COMMENTS Iran’s Chabahar port has been granted an exemption from the U.S. sanctions placed on that country. The exemption is said to cover port use for Afghanistan-related goods and also extends to the Iran/Afghanistan railway corridor. India has...

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Market Commentary

Today was the Veterans Day holiday in the U.S. The government was closed, but markets were open. The typical Monday USDA reports (e.g., weekly export inspections and weekly crop progress) will be released Tuesday. Corn and wheat futures were just slightly higher overnight with soybean futures l...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7125/bushel, up $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.1975/bushel, up $0.1775 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.8325/bushel, down $0.035 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $305.6/short ton, up $0 from...

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Smile! Wheat Finally Vindicated, Soybeans Neutral/Bullish

The wheat market finally has vindication for its persistently bullish outlook after today’s futures rally. Corn options are settling into a neutral/range-bound forecast for futures while soybeans are leaning slightly bullish. The live cattle options market reflects much of the same uncert...

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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Market Overview Chinese soybean demand remains slow, causing Brazilian basis to drop last week. Several exporters with long positions for nearby shipments forced basis lower, but there was no demand. Offers on CNF basis were at 285-290F early last week and finished at 275F with no bids...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Milling Wheat The Black Sea market remained about unchanged last week. Russia continues to export about 1 MMT of wheat per week, and the total since the start of the campaign is nearing 20 MMT. Winter is approaching, and the expected freeze in about a week could complicate interior logistics as...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 5-9 November 2018 Milling wheat export prices were stable at an average $228/MT FOB Black Sea, and purchase prices at seaports grew in RUB expression but dropped in USD expression to $196-197/MT CPT-Black Sea port. The average feed barley export and purchase prices rose t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Yesterday commodity markets were dominated by NYMEX crude oil’s precipitous decline, but today that market stabilized and actually closed a little higher to end its 12-day losing streak. This allowed other commodities to return to their own specifics. Unfortunately for the grain and soy f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.67/bushel, up $0.005 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.03/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.835/bushel, up $0.0525 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $305.7/short ton, up $1.8 from y...

livestock soy-oilseeds feed-grains

China In-Country Analysis

Livestock African Swine Fever Continues to Run Rampant Despite quarantines, incentives to cull herds impacted by sick animals, and harsh penalties administered to officials committing fraud, new cases of African swine fever (ASF) have continued to appear across China with outbreaks reported in...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight trade reversed some of what occurred on Monday. Soybeans were higher, while grain prices were lower. Traders were chewing over news that U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has been discussing trade issues with high-level Chinese officials. Optimists see such contact as setting the stage...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.665/bushel, down $0.0475 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.0775/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.7825/bushel, down $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $303.9/short ton, down $1.7...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MIDDLE EAST/MEDITERRANEAN COMMENTS Iran’s Chabahar port has been granted an exemption from the U.S. sanctions placed on that country. The exemption is said to cover port use for Afghanistan-related goods and also extends to the Iran/Afghanistan railway corridor. India has...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Today was the Veterans Day holiday in the U.S. The government was closed, but markets were open. The typical Monday USDA reports (e.g., weekly export inspections and weekly crop progress) will be released Tuesday. Corn and wheat futures were just slightly higher overnight with soybean futures l...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7125/bushel, up $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.1975/bushel, up $0.1775 from yesterday's close.  Jan 19 Soybeans closed at $8.8325/bushel, down $0.035 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $305.6/short ton, up $0 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Smile! Wheat Finally Vindicated, Soybeans Neutral/Bullish

The wheat market finally has vindication for its persistently bullish outlook after today’s futures rally. Corn options are settling into a neutral/range-bound forecast for futures while soybeans are leaning slightly bullish. The live cattle options market reflects much of the same uncert...

soy-oilseeds wheat feed-grains

Mercosur Regional Analysis

Soybeans Market Overview Chinese soybean demand remains slow, causing Brazilian basis to drop last week. Several exporters with long positions for nearby shipments forced basis lower, but there was no demand. Offers on CNF basis were at 285-290F early last week and finished at 275F with no bids...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Southeast Europe Regional Analysis

Milling Wheat The Black Sea market remained about unchanged last week. Russia continues to export about 1 MMT of wheat per week, and the total since the start of the campaign is nearing 20 MMT. Winter is approaching, and the expected freeze in about a week could complicate interior logistics as...

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