UK Wheat remains steady with inactivity; Majority of trade for winter months; Harvest almost complete; Yields above 5 year average; Sterling gained over the week; Rainfall affecting prices and supply of wheat globally with production down in Australia, Brazil and the Ukraine; China exempts US Soya from tariffs; Soya prices rose over the week; China places US soya bean order; Drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities affected the sector; Maurice the chicken has stood up for his right to a voice in French courts.
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Wheat continues to drift downwards, having lost nearly £10 in the last 2 weeks; China added tariffs to $75bn worth on more US origin goods, which caused a flurry of activity in the last half of Friday; AHDB estimated that UK winter barley is 98% complete with production up between 17-20%, rapeseed at 95% complete but with the smallest crop since 2004-05…
A `no deal’ seems to be ever more likely, which could push sterling even weak against both the Euro and Dollar. The idea that the pound could fall to Parity is now starting to be more real despite a little bounce in values last week, and if you are buying your Euros privately to go abroad, it is already under parity!
The most recent monthly USDA report was an important point…
UK wheat spiked; Significant devaluation of sterling; No deal Brexit more likely; Old wheat crop below futures price; Potential early cereal exports this season; World wheat crop down 6 Mln T; Argentina could have record wheat harvest; Soya bean and meal price slightly down; Unknown size of 2019 soya crop;
Sterling 2 year low; No-deal Brexit more likely; Recession forecast worsens; Harvest 2019 mid flow; Good Barley yields; Russian crops affected by weather; Ukraine reports better yields; Protein content in Brazilian soya low; Chinese / US dramas continue; US Soya bean market pressured by weather, and Fancy a good read….
USDA report looked over the markets; Very little trade volumes over week; USDA report had no impact on climate or volumes; US and China trade talks failed to bring results; Maize and wheat prices fell; Soya bean prices low due to tariffs imposed on China by USA; African Swine fever described as game changer by USDA; Dead as a dodo... not any longer... the rail has come back from the dead.
Currency remains range bound; UK, Europe and US markets trend downwards; French production forecast down; US China lack of deal pushes markets lower; The lack of trade deal also puts pressure on soya prices; Exports to China pushed figures a little higher; Insect control can become hot topic in warmer months. You might want to consider playing some particular music?!
Currency has been volatile due to Brexit; Low trade quantities in wheat; High projected new crop numbers; Maize price declined on release of USDA report; Soya also dipped on USDA figures for corn; Positive expectation for US / China trade deal. Who is free for a long nap followed by pancakes at the end of this year?
Wheat futures remain steady whilst sterling weakened in face of Brexit. DEFRA data release. Brexit driving volatility. Russian exports declining. Little change in EU supply and demand. Drop in US maize use and winter wheat plantings. USDA report on soya. Do you fancy living living a fairytale life? It might still be possible…
Low UK trade volumes. Russian Egyptian tender offer. Brexit. US Government shutdown. US/China trade wars. Argentina soya increase. Brazil’s soya crop expectations lower. The link between higher belly fat and smaller brain size!
Currency effected by USDA and Brexit uncertainty. GBP showed strength. November wheat traded lower. Russian exports slowing month on month. Soya prices remain low. How to bake the perfect pizza!
The rise in the price of UK November wheat futures has slowed. Wheat imports are at their highest. All eyes are on the USDA report. Soya bean trade has continued to slow.
UK wheat price has increased dramatically. Pound dropping to lows against the dollar. Sword fights and castles… what boys dreams are made of…
Recent DEFRA data indicates that the 2017 crop was about 350,000t lower than previous estimates. Will we again be a net importer in 2018/19? As Russian wheat exports have grown over the past decade, the importance of US wheat exports has declined. Going the extra mile, and finishing by a country mile - how far do you travel?
Attention moves to the November wheat futures. Chicago July wheat futures touched 16-month highs. Weather in the Ukraine could damage crops. Soya prices remain volatile and the story behind the Plimsoll line.