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**Ukraine has seen a 27% rise in its wheat shipments so far in the marketing year 2021-22 (July to June), with exports rising to 16.1 million mt, as neighboring Russia increased its export taxes. Platts Analytics projected Ukraine's wheat exports at 22.5 million mt in MY 2021-22.

So, most of the expected exports (year to June) have been shipped, with "only" a 6 million metric ton shortfall. No global crisis there.

Optimistic version (war lasts no more than a couple of months) :

  • Some people will make some fortunes speculating in wheat (and sunflower oil)
  • Consumers will get stiffed
  • Nothing new here

Pessimistic version : no comment.

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by eurogreen on Wed Mar 2nd, 2022 at 11:30:05 AM EST
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