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Buckwheat: export stop not extended so far

September 7, 2021 11:50 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/MOSCOW. Until recently Russia did not rule out an extension of the export ban for buckwheat. While harvesting is well underway in Ukraine and has started in Belarus, this is still to happen in China. Prospects are mixed.

Drought-like conditions are a challenge

Harvesting is about to start in China. Prospects are good in Inner Mongolia as the crop is developing well in Tongliao and in Chifeng. Drought-like conditions are, however, a problem in northeastern China. Some fields are said to be completely damaged. The new crop is trading on a similar level as the current crop.

Buckwheat, China



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