Prospects for world flour trade in 2016-17 were boosted to a new record in revised data issued by the International Grains Council. As of mid-August, the IGC placed likely world flour exports at 15.4 million tonnes. This total was up 350,000 tonnes from the initial forecast and showed flour trade rising 1% over 15.2 million in 2015-16. These are the… Read more »
Global flour exports in the 2014-15 crop season have the potential of rising 6% over the previous year, according to the initial forecast for the new season issued by the International Grains Council (IGC). While up from the prior year, the prospective trade will fall 10% short of the all-time record set in 2011-12.
World exports of wheat flour in 2009-10 were once again forecast at a record 12.6 million tonnes of wheat equivalent in an updated report just issued by the International Grains Council. While the trade total was unchanged from the previous forecast of last February, significant revisions were made for both exporting and importing countries.