Bulgaria: wheat market remains active

Last week wheat market remained the most active in Bulgaria. Increased demand both from traders and importers supported domestic and export prices. Export prices of milling wheat with 11.5% protein grew by $2 to $173-175/MT FOB for November delivery. Active Bulgarian wheat exports supported the market, as well as strengthening of export wheat prices in…

Ukraine: EIB to finance grain logistics projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering the possibility of financing the projects of Ukrainian grain market operators to expand and modernize their logistics infrastructure, according to the website of this international financial institution. “The project is expected to remove existing bottlenecks related to transportation and storage of cereals, reduce the in-land transportation costs as…

Bulgaria: wheat opens new markets

According to the president of Bulgarian Association of Grain and Feed Traders (BAGFT) Martin Rusev, wheat exports are estimated at 3.9 MMT in the 2016/2017 MY, of which 2.1 MMT were shipped abroad in July-October. This part of grain was supplied to the European Union, and wheat was mainly forage (1.8 MMT). Rusev believes that…

Bulgaria: corn harvesting in October 2016

According to Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, as of October 20, nearly 371thousand ha of corn were threshed, which was 88% of the intended area (423 thousand ha). 1973.1 KMT were harvested with the average yield of 5.32 MT/ha. Harvesting is 16.1% faster than in 2015. As of the reporting date, average corn productivity was 0.2%…