Grain Market Weekly Report: Russia & Ukraine (09/10/2006 –13/10/2006)




Russian domestic market

The market of milling and feed wheat noticed price increasing.

Feed barley prices increased due to active demand from export-oriented companies.

The market of feed maize was characterized by price stability.

Ukrainian domestic market

The market of milling wheat noticed reducing of trade-purchasing activity due to introduction of limits for grain export.

The markets of feed wheat and feed barley noticed price stabilization due to halting of purchasing activity of export-oriented companies.

Price range for feed maize remained unchanged. Domestic customers did not change their prices.

Export market situation (CIS region)

During the report period, demand prices for wheat and barley on the export grain market in Russian ports increased. 

High demand from Russian and foreign importers supported prices for Kazakh milling wheat.

During the week, trade-purchasing activity in the segment of milling wheat in Ukrainian ports was low. The decision of Cabinet of Ministers about introduction of quotation for export of feed barley, wheat, feed maize and rye influenced trade-purchasing activity on the grain market.

Conclusion of new external economic contracts between Belarusian importers and Ukrainian export-oriented companies was minimal. At that, interest of Belarusian companies towards import of Ukrainian grains remained high.

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