Grain: World Markets and Trade
Foreign Agricultural Service Circular Series
The Heat Is On:
Drought Shifts EU Feeding and Exports
A drought-induced crop shortfall in the EU, the world’s second largest user of grain for feeding (after the United States), will not only impact domestic consumption patterns but also global grain trade. The smaller wheat harvest will reduce EU exportable supplies to a record low while Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe also have very little exportable supplies. Shrinking EU crops and rising domestic prices have already prompted the Commission to suspend future export tenders indefinitely in order to conserve domestic supplies.
Complete Grain Report in PDF: Text and Tables
All Grain Summary Tables: Foreign Countries and US Data
Situation and Outlook: Commentary and Current Data
Historical Data Tables: Selected Regions and Countries
Notice to readers:
The Grain: World Markets and Trade circular series no longer includes a printed version of the Historical Data Series for Selected Regions and Countries. Beginning with the January 2003 publication, these historical tables will be available only electronically. The historical tables, along with an electronic version of the Grain: World Markets and Trade circular are available via the FAS website (http://www.fas.usda.gov/grain/). The printed version of the circular will continue to include the Summary Tables and the Situation and Outlook reports.
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Last modified: Thursday, November 13, 2003