KYIV, June 6 (Reuters) – Ukrainian wheat export bid prices
were flat over the past week on weak demand, staying at
$260-$264 a tonne FOB Black Sea, the APK-Inform agriculture
consultancy said on Sunday.
Feed wheat lost $1 a tonne to $255-$260 FOB Black Sea.
Ukraine sold about 57 million tonnes of grain to foreign
buyers in the 2019/20 season. The government has said exports
could decline to 45.8 million tonnes in 2020/21 due to a weaker
APK-Inform said milling wheat bid prices for the 2021
harvest stood at $240-$247 a tonne CPT (Carriage Paid To) Black
Sea and $235-$240 for feed wheat.
Ukraine has said it can harvest up to 30 million tonnes of
wheat this year versus 25 million tonnes in 2020.
APK-Inform said corn bid export prices rose by $6 over the
past week to $284-$297 FOB, while bid prices for
Ukrainian-origin barley added $1 to $243-$250 per tonne FOB
The consultancy said new crop corn traded between $245-$250
a tonne CPT Black Sea with the delivery in October-November.
The consultancy last month said it had kept its forecast for
Ukraine’s 2021 grain harvest unchanged at 73.6 million tonnes.
The harvest totalled 64.9 million tonnes in 2020.
(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by William Mallard)
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