Agro World News

AM markets: grains seek to end tricky month on positive note

AM markets: grains seek to end tricky month on positive note

Wheat:All eyes now are on the USDA's WASDE report

Reuters reported that the Ukraine government are to meet with domestic trading houses on Jan 13 to discuss wheat exports, with some sort of limitation on the agenda

On Christmas Day Russia apparently confirmed that the export duty on wheat would be a minimum of EUR35/tonne.

Russian news agency TASS says that Russia has agreed to provide Egypt with 120 TMT worth of wheat before the new rules kick in

EU grains closed lower with wheat giving up a fair chunk of the week's gains

Private Egyptian buyers are said to be stepping up their interest in wheat from other origins like Ukraine and Europe

The wheat market closed with strong gains

Various reports appear to confirm that exporters are having extreme difficulty getting export certificates in a timely manner. It's being suggested that Turkey, Egypt, Armenia and India

Russia's grain exports will remain at high levels in December

Russia, one of the world's largest wheat exporters, is exporting grains at a record pace this year after the second largest crop in its post-Soviet history of 104 million tonnes.

EU Grains Mostly Higher At The End Of A Choppy Week

EU grains finished the day mostly higher. Although London wheat officially closed lower on the thinly traded Jan 15 and Mar 15 (only 5 lots of each traded today), the more active May 15 ended a pound higher.

Wheat Looking To Extend Winning Run

EU grains trade higher again, with the wheat market looking to extend its winning run to four out of four for the week so far

GMOs are back at the Parliament

If only European politicians will allow European farmers to use them

Climate action: Reducing the carbon content of transport fuels

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to implement existing obligations in the 2009 amendment of the Fuel Quality Directive.

With the Xylella fastidiosa bacterium contained, work has begun to reduce scaremongering

Leonardo Capitanio, ANVE vice president and well-known Apulian entrepreneur, has spelled out the emergency in which the Xylella bacterium has damaged olive trees.