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Market Commentary: Still Looking for that Inevitable Bottom

Today, everything bled red except live cattle. Generally favorable U.S. weather overhangs the market until USDA’s Acreage Report is issued next week on 28 June.  Nothing is tanking as much as wheat, with Paris now entering oversold territory and July HRS hitting a new contract low...

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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 10–14 June 2024 Last week, Russian grain markets were quite volatile. In the south, the main export-oriented areas saw grain prices drop following the global bearish trend and Russia’s most recent failure on the GASC tender in Egypt. Moreover, Russia’s s...

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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3–7 June 2024 Russian grain markets remained stable and slightly bullish against solid demand for Russian wheat globally and recently appreciated markets due to fears of lower production caused by adverse spring weather. All Russian ministries, including the Ministr...

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Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27–31 May 2024 Russia remains the focus of many world grain analysts as weather factors in Russia and Ukraine make global markets nervous and bullish. Futures markets reacted almost instantaneously while Russian markets only now realize the situation and all grains...

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European Market Analysis

Regional News  The EU Commission imposed an import tax on Russian wheat, corn, products derived from their processing, and feed. The duties range from €95-148/MT for various wheat varieties, €94/MT for grain corn, €93/MT for barley and rye, 3.2-64 percent for sunflower oil,...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20–24 May 2024 Crop Outlook Russian weather, particularly spring frosts, became an important factor in estimating the potential of this season’s crop. Despite the warnings from government agencies not to publish forecasts, several Russian analysts still announ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Bulls Remain Relentless; U.S. Farmers Make Strong Planting Progress

Overnight volume was strong at the CBOT with traders eager to get back to work following a weekend of reductions in the Black Sea crop forecast(s). Several private firms lowered their Russian wheat crop estimates late Friday or over the weekend, which sent EU futures higher on Monday and create...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat and Corn Still Strong; Soy Complex Waivers

Corn traded mostly higher all session and has gained value in three of the past four days. The soy complex was higher in the overnight session and opened that way this morning, but it didn’t last long and closed in the red. The July soybean contract has had a mixed week, but it is still u...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13–17 May 2024 Crop Outlook As of mid-May, Russia farmers planted 24.8 Mha of spring crops which is 44.5 percent of the forecast. This is 4.6 Mha ahead of last year’s planting pace. Grains and pulses were planted over 12.98 Mha which is 43.2 percent of the for...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for 2024/25 U.S. wheat is for larger supplies, increased exports, and higher ending stocks. Supplies are projected to increase six percent from 2023/24. U.S. wheat yield is projected at 48.9 bushels per acre, up 0.3 bushels. 2024/25 ending stocks are eleven percent above la...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 29 April–3 May 2024 Last week Russia celebrated International Labor Day, and on May 9 will celebrate WWII Victory Day, resulting in a long 10-day holiday for many Russian families, including grain traders. This traditionally slows down trade, however, logistics cont...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Still Looking for that Inevitable Bottom

Today, everything bled red except live cattle. Generally favorable U.S. weather overhangs the market until USDA’s Acreage Report is issued next week on 28 June.  Nothing is tanking as much as wheat, with Paris now entering oversold territory and July HRS hitting a new contract low...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 10–14 June 2024 Last week, Russian grain markets were quite volatile. In the south, the main export-oriented areas saw grain prices drop following the global bearish trend and Russia’s most recent failure on the GASC tender in Egypt. Moreover, Russia’s s...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 3–7 June 2024 Russian grain markets remained stable and slightly bullish against solid demand for Russian wheat globally and recently appreciated markets due to fears of lower production caused by adverse spring weather. All Russian ministries, including the Ministr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 27–31 May 2024 Russia remains the focus of many world grain analysts as weather factors in Russia and Ukraine make global markets nervous and bullish. Futures markets reacted almost instantaneously while Russian markets only now realize the situation and all grains...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

European Market Analysis

Regional News  The EU Commission imposed an import tax on Russian wheat, corn, products derived from their processing, and feed. The duties range from €95-148/MT for various wheat varieties, €94/MT for grain corn, €93/MT for barley and rye, 3.2-64 percent for sunflower oil,...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 20–24 May 2024 Crop Outlook Russian weather, particularly spring frosts, became an important factor in estimating the potential of this season’s crop. Despite the warnings from government agencies not to publish forecasts, several Russian analysts still announ...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Bulls Remain Relentless; U.S. Farmers Make Strong Planting Progress

Overnight volume was strong at the CBOT with traders eager to get back to work following a weekend of reductions in the Black Sea crop forecast(s). Several private firms lowered their Russian wheat crop estimates late Friday or over the weekend, which sent EU futures higher on Monday and create...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat and Corn Still Strong; Soy Complex Waivers

Corn traded mostly higher all session and has gained value in three of the past four days. The soy complex was higher in the overnight session and opened that way this morning, but it didn’t last long and closed in the red. The July soybean contract has had a mixed week, but it is still u...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 13–17 May 2024 Crop Outlook As of mid-May, Russia farmers planted 24.8 Mha of spring crops which is 44.5 percent of the forecast. This is 4.6 Mha ahead of last year’s planting pace. Grains and pulses were planted over 12.98 Mha which is 43.2 percent of the for...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

wheat

WASDE Wheat

USDA’s outlook for 2024/25 U.S. wheat is for larger supplies, increased exports, and higher ending stocks. Supplies are projected to increase six percent from 2023/24. U.S. wheat yield is projected at 48.9 bushels per acre, up 0.3 bushels. 2024/25 ending stocks are eleven percent above la...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 29 April–3 May 2024 Last week Russia celebrated International Labor Day, and on May 9 will celebrate WWII Victory Day, resulting in a long 10-day holiday for many Russian families, including grain traders. This traditionally slows down trade, however, logistics cont...

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