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Millet: sowing in Ukraine shrunk by more than 35%

June 29, 2022 at 2:14 PM , Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/KYIV. In China, demand in the millet market is low. Missing supplies from Russia and Ukraine were partly covered by the USA. The acreage in Ukraine has shrunk by more than 35%.

Long-term contracts hard to obtain

Rising temperatures are putting a strain on crops. At the same time, demand for millet is low, which is not unusual at this time of year. The few enquiries can be met from existing stocks, while processors would like to get more orders. Prices have therefore shown little movement in recent weeks. Hulled millet is currently being offered for USD 1,280/mt FOB Dalian, while offers for organic quality are at a level of USD 1,340/mt FOB Dalian.

In Ukraine, growers made great efforts to grow enough buckwheat as a s

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