Market updates on grains and related products with up-to-date price trends
Grains
Jul 28, 2021

Buckwheat: container shortage causes export prices to rise

BEIJING. Due to lucrative alternatives for farmers, buckwheat cultivation in China is declining this year. However, the yield prospects are good. Meanwhile, exports from China to Germany took a positive turn in the current season.
Grains
Jun 23, 2021

Buckwheat: China reduces acreage

BEIJING. The comparatively low demand is not without consequences for the Chinese buckwheat market. Despite the suppliers' restraint tactics, rising prices are not on the cards for the time being and the acreage has been reduced compared to last year.
Grains
Jun 17, 2021

Buckwheat: Eurasian Economic Union decides on export quotas

MOSCOW/BEIJING. As previously announced, Russia has stopped the export of buckwheat, buckwheat groats and buckwheat flakes as of 5 June 2021 until 31 August 2021.
Grains
Jun 9, 2021

Cereals daily: wheat harvest starts in the US

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. The wheat harvest has started in the USA and in Russia, spring wheat cultivation is increasing. Agreste has updated the acreage estimats. Ukrainian corn exports are declining.
Grains
May 19, 2021

Cereals daily: Eastern Europe's crops increase tremendously

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. China surprises with further import demand. COCERAL updates its EU production forecast. Algeria announces a new wheat tender.
Grains
Apr 21, 2021

Cereals daily: massive market turbulence

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. Wheat prices shoot up again, corn, barley and rye also increase, in some cases quite strongly. France buys Romanian wheat. Weather markets and price speculation cause tremors on the stock exchanges.
Grains
Apr 1, 2021

Cereals daily: strong price movements before Easter

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. The USDA quarterly report surprises the market and the export market also recovers again after yesterday's price drop. Algeria's wheat tender surprises the market players.
Grains
Mar 17, 2021

Cereals daily: major blow in Russia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. Grain prices continue to fall on the physical markets. Russia's change of course on customs policy is apparently causing surprise. China continues to buy more corn.
Grains
Feb 25, 2021

Cereals daily: Russia's cold snap in focus

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first trade assessments. The wheat and corn markets are showing signs of recovery. Russia's cold spell is the focus of the grain markets.
Grains
Feb 16, 2021

Buckwheat: Chinese traders face high freight costs

WARSAW/BEIJING. Raw material purchases continue to be challenging in the buckwheat market. Unfavourable weather conditions led to lower yields in some cases, and at the same time…
Grains
Feb 9, 2021

Cereals daily: weak export performance in France

CHICAGO/PARIS. While France's wheat exports are raising concerns, corn is trading high in Germany. The WASDE report should set new impulses on Tuesday.
Grains
Feb 1, 2021

Cereals daily: selling pressure in Russia

CHICAGO/PARIS. The pressure is on in Russia to sell wheat before the new export tariffs apply. China cannot get enough corn. Meanwhile, the weather spells bad news in Brazil.
Grains
Jan 29, 2021

Cereals daily: exporters in Russia desperate to ship

CHICAGO/PARIS. Exporters in Russia are desperate to ship before the new export tariffs apply. The Euronext has issued a new wheat future from Ukraine. China has stepped up purchases in the corn market.
Grains
Jan 28, 2021

Cereals daily: imports will be required in Europe

CHICAGO/PARIS. Analysts are convinced that the wheat market in Western Europe will require imports to stabilise prices. China is, meanwhile, driving the corn market.
Grains
Jan 27, 2021

Cereals daily: buyers under pressure

CHICAGO/PARIS. China's high import rate for corn has taken the market by surprise. Grain importers are covering on a short term basis. Egypt is, however, keeping a low profile.
Grains
Jan 26, 2021

Cereals daily: new export quotas in the Black Sea

CHICAGO/PARIS. A new outbreak of the African swine fever has been witnessed in southern China's Guangdon province. While Ukraine has decided to implement a new export quota for corn, Russia has lifted the export quota for wheat.
Grains
Jan 18, 2021

Cereals daily: imports may hamper speculations

CHICAGO/PARIS. Russia's gamble with export tariffs is driving up the wheat market sharply. Imports from Canada and Australia, where there are abundant supplies, could easily put a cap on this. The situation is similar for corn.
Grains
Jan 13, 2021

Wheat: surge in prices

CHICAGO/PARIS. Wheat prices have surged in France, Germany and the Netherlands. Rumour has it that Russia's intended export tariffs will far exceed expectations. Egypt has, meanwhile, cancelled the most recent tender.
Grains
Dec 18, 2020

Cereals daily: consternation over Russia's export tariffs

CHICAGO/PARIS. Buyers feel that Russia's export tariffs on wheat are a slap in the face. Weather conditions, meanwhile, spell distaster for corn production in South America.
Grains
Nov 30, 2020

Cereals daily: France prioritises exports to China

CHICAGO/PARIS. China has released wheat reserves and is buying barley. The high prices for wheat and corn have put off many buyers and have prompted demand to shift to other cereals. Mills have withdrawn from the market, while the concentrated feed industry still has to buy.
Grains
Nov 27, 2020

Grain: global production estimates sharply revised

CHICAGO/PARIS. New export and production estimates have been issued for wheat and corn in the Black Sea Region and the EU along with revised IGC production estimates. Attention is shifting more and more towards 2021.
Grains
Nov 25, 2020

Cereals daily: weather conditions spell disaster

CHICAGO/PARIS. Drought like conditions in parts of the US and a heat wave in South America are driving up prices. Russia may introduce an export tax. Germany's Christmas trade has started much earlier.
Grains
Nov 24, 2020

Cereals daily: emerging crises on the Black Sea

CHICAGO/PARIS. While there is doubt about Russia's export quotas, Ukrainian producers are threatened with a wave of lawsuits for non-fulfilment of contracts.
Grains
Nov 19, 2020

Cereals daily: market ups and downs

CHICAGO/PARIS. New data on China's hog market has given wheat and corn a lift. Buyers are keeping a close eye on China's activities, Russia's export strategy and any shifts in supply.
Grains
Nov 18, 2020

Buckwheat: Polish crop lower than expected

BEIJING/WARSAW. Market players are reporting increased glyphosate levels in Russian buckwheat shipments, while a decline in the crop estimates in Poland is also reducing availability.
Grains
Nov 18, 2020

Cereals daily: unbeatable prices in Australia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Millers and livestock feed suppliers are looking for more favourable prices for wheat, corn and other cereals in Western Europe. Exports are running relatively smoothly with arrivals from Australia expected to create a backlash soon. China has cut back in corn imports.
Grains
Nov 11, 2020

Cereals daily: Chicago responds to bullish corn forecast

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Nov 10, 2020

Cereals daily: vaccine against coronavirus brightens mood

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Nov 6, 2020

Cereals daily: China buys more wheat in France

CHICAGO/PARIS. Exports are driving the wheat market up in Western Europe and the Black Sea. Much hinges on demand in China. Speculations are rife over a possible restriction of exports for corn in Ukraine.
Grains
Nov 5, 2020

Cereals daily: paradigm shift in France

CHICAGO/PARIS. The wheat market has taken a surprising turn. A new export trend is emerging in France, where producers intend to grow more wheat. Corn exports may be restricted in Ukraine.
Grains
Nov 4, 2020

Cereals daily: China imposes import ban on Australian wheat

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 29, 2020

Cereals daily: EU market hit by panic

CHICAGO/PARIS. Traders in France report that the new national lockdown announced by President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday has given rise to panic in the market. Germany will also impose a lockdown as of Monday. Bars, cafes and restraurants are once again forced to close, thereby spelling bad news for wheat and for corn.
Grains
Oct 21, 2020

Cereals daily: situation remains highly tense

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 14, 2020

Cereals daily: strong pressure on prices from the Black Sea region

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Oct 8, 2020

Cereals daily: rise in coronavirus infections prompts stockpiling

CHICAGO/PARIS. As global coronavirus infections are surging many countries are building higher grain inventories. Wheat and corn are in high demand as the impact of the second coronavirus wave remains uncertain.
Grains
Oct 7, 2020

Buckwheat: residues in organic buckwheat are controversial issue

WARSAW/BEIJING. Buckwheat production is set to decline in several countries this season. In China, the response of organic suppliers to questions relating to residues is highly suspicious.
Grains
Oct 7, 2020

Cereals daily: buyers pull out of market

CHICAGO/PARIS. Concerns are rising over drought-like conditions in leading wheat producing countries. Buyers are currently pulling out of the market in Western Europe. Traders anticipate a decline in stocks in the corn market.
Grains
Oct 6, 2020

Cereals daily: excessive price demands may turn sour

CHICAGO/PARIS. Frustration is mounting over unrealistically high prices for wheat and corn in Western Europe. Australia and Canada may take advantage.
Grains
Sep 23, 2020

Buckwheat - the new gold of agriculture?

WARSAW/PEKING. Buckwheat is becoming scarce; market players from different growing countries report declining production volumes and discuss the matter.
Grains
Sep 16, 2020

Cereals daily: wheat prices decline

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Aug 4, 2020

Cereals daily: prices are likely to fall

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 30, 2020

Cereals daily: French exports support firmer prices

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 27, 2020

Cereals daily: wheat quality is mainly good

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 23, 2020

Cereals daily: German wheat harvest further expanded

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including prices for wheat in Germany and first informations about quality.
Grains
Jul 21, 2020

Cereals daily: higher yields put pressure on Western Europe's wheat price

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Organic grain
Jul 20, 2020

Quinoa: Germany increases imports by 6%

LIMA/SUCRE. Quinoa is becoming increasingly popular in the world market and more and more companies are investing in the future of this pseudo grain. Germany imported...
Grains
Jul 15, 2020

Cereals daily: larger wheat crop in Australia

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates.
Grains
Jul 14, 2020

Cereals daily: high imports from Canada

CHICAGO/PARIS. Market and price trends with first estimates, including new import and export data.