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last release: July 2017

Policy Developments

  • On 19 June, Japan extended its Simultaneous Buy-and-Sell import scheme to cover all wheat classes as of October 2017. Japanese flour millers will be able to import up to 200 000 tonnes of wheat per year.
  • On 1 June, Turkey lifted all restrictions on Russia wheat imports, after having limited last month's import volumes to 20-25 percent of the amount specified in import licences.
  • On 28 June, CME launched the Australian wheat FOB (Platts) futures contract which will begin trading on July 24 pending all relevant regulatory review periods.