June 19, 2012


Germany's March wheat exports down 28%



From a year earlier, Germany's wheat exports fell 28% in March, data from the Federal Statistics Office showed.


Outbound wheat shipments slipped to 572,613 tonnes from 793,611 tonnes in March 2011, and the value of the exports dropped to EUR123.8 million (US$156 million) from EUR192.3 million (US$242.5 million), the statistics office reported on its website.


Barley exports slumped to 52,771 tonnes from 172,519 tonnes in March 2011, with the value dropping to EUR11.7 million (US$15 million) from EUR38.7 million (US$48.8 million).