Grain products / flour
Flour and bran production: Huge wheat harvest, decreasing flour production in Russia
MOSCOW. In 2017/18 Russia witnessed the lowest production volumes of flour and bran since 2009/10. The millers experienced an outraging fall in prices for flour. China is increasing imports of Russian flour. Exports to Turkey of bran continue to set records.
Wheat: The EU is expected to become the leading producer in 2017/18
In FAO estimates for 2017/18 China remains a leader in wheat production (not counting the EU). The United States and Canada expect in 2017/18 lower yields, in contrast to Russia, which has ambition to produce the record for the country nearly 84 million MT