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Wheat, wheat everywhere…
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Wheat, wheat everywhere…

The wheat crisis has thrown up a host of troubling questions that revolve around the persistent wisdom that in our...
Published 07 May, 2024 06:05am
Wheat imports put big strain on forex reserves: ADB
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Wheat imports put big strain on forex reserves: ADB

  • In its latest report, 'Asian Development Review', lender says in the wake of population growth, urbanisation, and industrialisation, the availability of arable land and water facing intense pressure from non-farm uses in Pakistan
Updated 20 Sep, 2022 09:14am
Morocco grain traders see strong harvest, lower soft wheat imports
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Morocco grain traders see strong harvest, lower soft wheat imports

  • The central bank has already raised its economic growth projection from earlier forecasts based on a predicted cereals harvest of 9.5 million tonnes, well up from 3.2 million tonnes last year.
  • "Cereals output is expected to exceed 10 million tonnes this season, which means less imports," he said.
Published 01 Apr, 2021 05:21pm
Pakistan believed to pass in 300,000 tonnes wheat tender
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Pakistan believed to pass in 300,000 tonnes wheat tender

  • Offers in the tender from the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) which closed on Tuesday were regarded as too high at a time when Pakistan's own grains harvest is starting, a trader said.
  • Wheat prices have risen since Russia announced grain export taxes to reduce its overseas shipments and cool Russian domestic prices.
Published 05 Mar, 2021 06:25pm
Pakistan's imports Rise by $2.085bn: Razak Dawood
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Pakistan's imports Rise by $2.085bn: Razak Dawood

  • Pakistan's imports increased by $2.085 billion during July-February 2021 as compared to the same period in last financial year.
  • The increase in Pakistan’s import bill can be attributed to growth in wheat and sugar imports to stabilize the market prices.
Published 03 Mar, 2021 03:00pm
Paris wheat consolidates before USDA crop report
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Paris wheat consolidates before USDA crop report

  • March milling wheat on Paris-based Euronext was up 0.25 euros or 0.1% at 226.75 euros a tonne.
  • Chicago corn futures rose to a new 7-1/2-year high earlier on Tuesday as investors anticipated the USDA would reduce US and global supplies of the feed grain.
Published 09 Feb, 2021 09:21pm