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Strategie Grains lifts EU grain crop and export forecasts

Strategie Grains lifts EU grain crop and export forecasts

Consultant Strategie Grains has further increased its monthly production forecasts for all three major cereals in the European Union in the current 2021-22 season, which it said will help the bloc to meet higher projected demand on the global market. However, the consultancy also echoed mounting concerns over the potential impact on grain quality from

Strategie Grains raises EU 2021-22 wheat crop, export forecasts

Consultancy Strategie Grains has raised its monthly forecast for the 2021 soft wheat harvest and exports from the European Union next season due to improved competitiveness on the world market but lowered them for the current season. It also lifted its EU 2021 barley and maize crop outlook, supported by good weather conditions. “Since last


Strategie Grains cuts EU rapeseed crop forecast again

Strategie Grains has lowered its forecast for the 2021 rapeseed harvest in the EU for the second month in a row and is monitoring the risk of localized damage to crops from wintry weather this week, the consultancy said April 6. In a monthly oilseed report, the French firm reduced its outlook for this year’s

Little scope for EU to take wheat export business from Russia

Tight wheat supplies in the European Union will limit its scope to win more export business this season after Russia’s decision to impose a wheat export tax, consultancy Strategie Grains said on Dec. 17. Moscow will apply a 25-euros- (US$30.57-) per-tonne tax on wheat exports from Feb. 15 until the end of the marketing season

Strategie Grains cuts EU wheat crop outlook again after dry spring

Consultancy Strategie Grains June 11 further reduced its forecast for this year’s soft wheat harvest in the European Union, saying it expected a hot, dry spring to have hurt crops before rains resumed in June. In a monthly cereal report, the French analyst lowered its estimate of 2020 soft wheat production in the EU plus