Cereals and oilseeds market analysis

Keeping up to date with all of the latest market information is crucial to developing a marketing strategy for grains and oilseeds. Here we have all of our latest analysis and insight to help guide you through market movements and provide a clear, impartial view on what it all means.

Grain Market Daily

12 November 2019

HMRC export data, released yesterday, states 341.0Kt of barley was exported from the UK in the month of September alone.

8 November 2019

This afternoon (17.00) the USDA will release its latest supply and demand estimates. The report will be watched closely for its assessment of US and southern hemisphere crops. Significant weather challenges have led to delays for northern hemisphere harvesting (and new crop planting) and driven concerns over conditions of South American crops.

6 November 2019

The EU is forecast to import 6.0Mt of rapeseed this season. So far this season, EU imports of rapeseed to 03 November have totalled 2.68Mt.

5 November 2019

Further mixed messages for global grain markets were released in yesterday’s USDA crop progress report, with additional supportive factors for the current crop year, but a somewhat bearish tone for new crop wheat.

Weekly Market Report

11 November 2019

Global markets were awaiting the USDA world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE) report last week, released on Friday.

4 November 2019

Old-crop wheat markets drifted over the week for both US and UK. The downgrade of Australian production could be dropped further as harvest commences and yields are confirmed.

28 October 2019

Downward revisions to Argentina and Australia production in 2019/20 have led to a tightening of global supply and demand.

21 October 2019

Weather has continued to dominate global markets with wet and cold weather in the northern hemisphere and predominantly dry weather in the southern hemisphere.

Analyst Insight

7 November 2019

With questions regarding the wheat supply for the UK next year, to what extent could a potential deficit support prices?

31 October 2019

Wet weather has dominated much of the UK since mid-September, causing delays to drilling of winter cereal crops.

24 October 2019

Dryness during planting in Brazil and Argentina has caused some concern in recent weeks. While there is still time to get crops in the ground without yields being impacted, further delays could cause knock-on impacts into other crops.

17 October 2019

Defra's release of their 2019 provisional crop estimates lead to the publish of the early balance sheet on Monday.