On October 4, the National Mercantile Exchange CJSC (NAMEX) held the regular stock exchange trading within frames of public grain purchasing interventions in the regional trading platforms of Russia, and purchased 58.725 thousand tons of grains (from the proposed volume of 62.1 thousand tons) valued at 560.473 million RUR, the press-service of NAMEX declared.
In particular, the fund purchased 15.525 thousand tons of 3-grade wheat (from the proposed volume of 17.28 thousand tons), 27.945 thousand tons of 4-grade wheat (whole proposed volume), 8.37 thousand tons of 5-grade wheat (from the proposed volume of 9.99 thousand tons), and 6.885 thousand tons of 1-group barley (whole proposed volume).
The weighted average prices of the grains sold to the intervention fund were as follows: 3-grade wheat – 10`549.7 RUR/ton; 4-grade wheat – 9`929.3 RUR/ton; 5-grade wheat – 8`501.1 RUR/ton; 1-group barley – 7`797.8 RUR/ton.
Since the beginning of the purchasing auction (September 19), the intervention fund at NAMEX exchange site already purchased 278.505 thousand tons of grains valued at 2.772 billion RUR. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)