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Valerie Parent

Insects, drought may curb EU rapeseed's recovery from sowing troubles

Apr 05 2019

PARIS A mild end to winter has boosted the growth of rapeseed crops in Europe but also led to insect damage and kept some regions dry, limiting prospects for a recovery from a drought-hit sowing campaign, analysts said.

Insects, drought may curb EU rapeseed's recovery from sowing troubles

Apr 05 2019

PARIS, April 5 A mild end to winter has boosted the growth of rapeseed crops in Europe but also led to insect damage and kept some regions dry, limiting prospects for a recovery from a drought-hit sowing campaign, analysts said.

Russia eyes new wheat export frontiers in challenge to EU, U.S.

Nov 22 2018

MOSCOW/HAMBURG Russia, already the world's leading wheat exporter, is bent on taking further market share from the European Union and United States with a new attempt to crack what have traditionally been its most difficult destinations.

CME seen needing second wind in EU wheat battle with Euronext

Dec 16 2016

PARIS After a brisk start, falling volumes in CME Group's new EU wheat futures show the size of the task in challenging Euronext's established benchmark, making the next harvest key to gaining a foothold in Europe, traders said.

India turning to cheap French wheat, obstacles remain

May 12 2016

PARIS Private Indian millers are showing increasing interest in French wheat due to its competitiveness on world markets, with traders reporting recent sales of up to 150,000 tonnes, but phytosanitary constraints are slowing exports, they said.

French wheat exports await Indonesia approval

Apr 29 2016

PARIS French wheat exports to Indonesia are on hold as traders await the approval of a food safety agreement between the two countries, something exporters say is being delayed by Indonesia in retaliation against a French palm oil tax plan.

CME closer to EU wheat contract after silo breakthrough: sources

Mar 23 2016

PARIS CME Group has moved closer to launching long-planned European Union wheat futures after resolving contract issues with grain silo operators in France, trade sources said.

Bunge reroutes rejected French wheat to Spain from Egypt -traders

Mar 02 2016

CHICAGO/PARIS, March 2 Bunge Ltd will deliver a cargo of French wheat that Egypt rejected in December to Spain, in a further sign the agricultural trading house has been unable to resolve a dispute with Egypt over the quality of the grain, U.S. and European traders said.

Ethiopia stirs wheat market with million tonne tender: traders

Oct 23 2015

PARIS Ethiopia is seeking a million tonnes of wheat in one of the biggest import tenders for the food staple in recent years as it grapples with poor local harvests linked to the El Nino weather pattern, European traders said.

FranceAgriMer sees big wheat harvest despite falling crop ratings

Jul 09 2015

PARIS France is on course for a big wheat harvest this summer despite a sharp fall in crop ratings during a dry, hot spell in the past month, farm office FranceAgriMer said on Thursday.

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