AM markets: grains seek to end tricky month on positive note
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
Russian news agency TASS says that Russia has agreed to provide Egypt with 120 TMT worth of wheat before the new rules kick in
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, 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 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.
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