A cargo of 50,000 tonnes of British barley has been loaded at Portbury Grain Terminal in south-west England for shipment to the world's top buyer of the grain, Saudi Arabia, farmers co-operative Openfield said.
The first cargo of French barley bound for the UAE in at least four years was loading on Friday in a new sign of brisk French exports fueled by attractive prices.
The Endless bulk carrier was loading around 40,000 tonnes of barley
Saudi Arabia may increase imports of Ukrainian barley to 5-7 million tonnes next season according to an agreement between the two countries, Interfax Ukraine news agency quoted Ukraine's Agriculture Minister as saying on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia is set to import 7 million-7.5 million metric tonnes of barley this year and is looking at long term deals with major grain exporter Ukraine, the finance minister of the world's biggest barley buyer said on Wednesday.
Jordan bought 50,000 tonnes of Australian barley at $279 per tonne cost and freight, a spokesman from the ministry of industry and trade said on Thursday.
The barley was bought from Australian grain company Agracorp for shipment in the sec
Tunisia is planning a gradual liberalisation of wheat and barley imports, which are now subject to a state monopoly, an official with the state grains agency told Reuters.
"There is a move towards the liberalisation of the supply of grain,
A group of leading Saudi importers has purchased 360,000 tonnes of optional origin barley for October shipment and another 265,000 tonnes of Ukrainian origin for September shipment, trade sources said.
They said 360,000 tonnes of optional
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest buyer of barley, has capped profit margins for importers of the grain and threatened to sanction violators and hoarders after a sharp rise in red meat prices.
The commerce and industry ministry said in
Jordan bought 150,000 tonnes of European-origin barley at $298.90 C&F for shipment in September and October in the first purchase of non-Black Sea origin barley in several years, a grain official said.
Three cargoes of 50,000 tonnes of
More wheat is set to be drilled this year in Britain and Germany although low prices may lead to a drop in area in France, analysts said on Thursday.
Rapeseed plantings look set to rise in Britain and France although are likely to be littl