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FAO: Near-record wheat production expected in 2020 

April 2, 2020

Ample supplies to help shield food markets from turmoil of coronavirus storm

Global cereal markets are expected to remain balanced and comfortable despite worries over the impacts of COVID-19. While ...

FAO Food Price Index fell further in March 

April 2, 2020

» The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 172.2 points in March 2020, down 7.8 points (4.3 percent) from February, though still 4.6 points (2.7 percent ...

Grain and Veg Oil Highlights March 31, 2020 

March 31, 2020

WHEAT

- Apr 1 - Tunisia's state grains agency seeks 75,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat

- Ethiopia has postponed the deadline for offer submissions in an international tender to buy ...

Comparative tables of USDA data and market expectations 

March 31, 2020

US quarterly stocks as of March 1, 2020 (in billions of bushels):

USDA

March 1, 2020

Average

Range

USDA

March 1, 2019

USDA

Dec 1, 2019

Wheat

1.412

1 ...

Grain and Veg Oil Highlights March 23, 2020 

March 23, 2020

WHEAT

- Mar 27 - Turkey's TMO seeks 200,000 MT of red milling wheat for April 7-27 shipment

- Mar 24 - Algeria's OAIC seeks at least 50,000 MT of ...

Grain and Veg Oil Highlights March 18, 2020 

March 18, 2020

WHEAT

- Mar 19 - Japan seeks 90,311 MT of food wheat for Apr-May shipments:

  • 18,785 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 26,075 MT of hard red winter US ...

Grain and Veg Oil Highlights March 13, 2020 

March 13, 2020

WHEAT

- Mar 11 - Algeria's OAIC bought about 680,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat at around 226-227 $/mt c&f for May shipment

- Mar 11 - Turkey's TMO bought 305,000 MT of red milling wheat for March 20-April 7 shipment: