Monday, July 22, 2024
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, set domestic yield records for wheat
Amid a summer grain harvest progressing in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, one of the country's major grain barns, the region has set domestic yield records for wheat.
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Nigeria suspends import duties on wheat and maize
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture, Abubakar Kyari, has confirmed the suspension of duties, tariffs, and taxes on the importation of major commodities like maize and wheat under the Tinubu administration, Premium Times reported.
Monday, July 1, 2024
IGC increases global corn production forecast, adjusts wheat outlook
The International Grains Council (IGC) has revised its forecast for global corn production in the 2024/25 season, raising the estimate by 3 million metric tonnes to a total of 1.223 billion tonnes, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Commodity analysis firm cuts Russian wheat output forecast to three-year low
Commodity analysis firm Argus has reduced its forecast for Russian wheat output this year to a three-year low of 79.5 million metric tonnes, a significant decrease of nearly 12 million tonnes from 2023, attributed to dry weather and late fr ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Iran buys 4.4 million tonnes of domestic wheat worth over US$1.3 billion
Iran has purchased approximately 4.4 million tonnes of wheat, valued at over US$1.3 billion, from domestic producers since April as part of a national plan that guarantees the purchase of locally produced wheat, Tehran Times reported.
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Australia's 2024/25 wheat harvest boosted by bigger planted area
Analysts at Rabobank said Australia's 2024/25 wheat harvest is expected to increase compared to last year due to an increase in planted area, but output for barley and canola will decline, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 13, 2024
JPMorgan Australia fined for allowing suspicious trades in wheat futures
JPMorgan's Australian division faced a fine of AUD 775,000 (US$509,200) for permitting the placement of suspicious client orders on wheat futures trading, aimed at manipulating the market, revealed Australia’s corporate regulator, Reu ...
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
More than two million tonnes of Australian wheat and durum exported in February
Australia exported 2,311,024 tonnes of wheat and durum in total in February, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Better US sales of corn, wheat in week ending March 21
US sales of corn and wheat saw week-to-week improvements in the week ending March 21, while soybeans, soybean meal and rice dipped, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Monday, March 18, 2024
China's wheat importers cancel, postpone about one million tonnes of wheat from Australia
Wheat importers in China have cancelled or postponed imports of about one million tonnes of Australian wheat cargoes, which were scheduled to be shipped in February, March and April, two trade sources with direct knowledge of the deals said ...
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Australian wheat production forecast to surge due to improved planting conditions
Australia's wheat output is anticipated to see a significant expansion in the upcoming season, driven by improved planting conditions following a year of weather extremes, including heavy rains and stifling heat, Bloomberg reported.
Friday, March 1, 2024
Threat of yellow rust affecting India's wheat rises with favourable conditions
Conditions are favourable for the spread of yellow rust in India, according to experts.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Collaboration with Australian National University aims to speed up creation of climate-resilient wheat
The Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) has embarked on a collaborative initiative alongside the Australian National University (ANU) and key industry stakeholders, with the overarching objective of expediting the developme ...
Friday, February 23, 2024
Indonesia pushes imports of lower quality wheat as feed supply tightens
Indonesian grain buyers are boosting imports of lower quality wheat, as a decline in corn output in 2023 following a severe drought tightened the country's animal feed supplies.
Friday, February 9, 2024
Russia sets new export duty rates for wheat, barley, and corn
Russia's Ministry of Agriculture has announced updated export duty rates for key grains, marking significant adjustments in the country's agricultural export policies, ChemAnalyst reported.

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