In Latvia, a good harvest is expected. For MY 2017/18 the grain crop is forecast to be higher than last year. Winter grain growth is reported well except small local winterkill. Total production of wheat, rye, mixed grains, triticale, barley and oats in MY 2017/18 is forecast to amount to 2.8 million MT. Latvia became an important player on the wheat trade market in the last four years. The main exported grain is soft wheat with a share of 89 percent of total grain exports.