2022 #48 (05.12.-09.12.)

Compared to the previous week, an increased volume of trading was noted on the commodity exchange market, due to the more significant activity of the participants. Lower demand compared to supply continues to affect the bearish price trend of cereals and oilseeds. The biggest price fall is recorded for soybean, in which market there was almost no activity. During this week 2.448 tons were traded, with a total financial value of 799.414,68 €.

Since the beginning of the week, there were augmented supply than demand in the corn market. Lower buyers’ interest led to a constant downward trend, so at the end of the week, the contracts for the corn were concluded at a lower level than at the beginning. This cereal was traded from 272,84 to 277,10 €/t. The weighted price was 274,63 €/t, representing a fall of 3,13%.

Wheat was the most traded commodity during this week. Depending on quality, this cereal was traded from 288,18 to 319,73 €/t. There was noticed a bigger supply of wheat with a higher protein, while buyers were most interested in wheat with protein 11,5-12%. The weekly weighted price was 293,47 €/t which is a price drop of 1,44%.

A negative price trend was noticed in the oilseed market. A lack of activity in the soybean market led to a lower share in trading of this oilseed and came back to the price level reached in March 2021. There was a realization of only one contract at a price of 554,20 €/t, which represents the weighted price for this week. At the end of the week, buyers were on the lower price level of concluded one, which indicates a further price fall. Soybean prices marked a fall of 5,80% compared to the previous week. Compared to the last year in the same period, the price is down by 11%.

Of the other commodities, the sunflower meal was more traded than in the previous period. At the beginning of the week, the contracts were concluded at 289,89 €/t, and due to the downward trend, at the end of the week, this meal was traded at 288,18 €/t. Compared to the previous week, this is a fall of 2,40%.

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