Forecasts for hard wheat, soft wheat and barley in Europe

Published Jun 17, 2024

Tridge summary

The European Cereals Traders Confederation (COCERAL) has forecast a decrease in the production of hard wheat in Italy and France, but a significant increase in Spain for 2024. The overall European production of hard wheat is expected to decrease by 0.8% compared to 2023. Greek durum wheat production is projected to increase by 4.6%, while common wheat and barley production are expected to decrease. The total European barley production is forecast to increase to 59.9 million tonnes, up from 54.4 million tonnes in 2023.
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Original content

The European Cereals Traders Confederation (COCERAL) published, on June 12, an official forecast for the European production of cereals and oilseeds in 2024. Record rainfall at the end of last year had a significant impact on the sowing of winter cereals (wheat/barley) in north-west Europe (France, Germany, Baltics, Poland), while Spain's production will increase significantly compared to 2023. Greek durum wheat production is expected to increase by 4.6%, from 924,000 tons in 2023 to 966,000 tons in 2024. On the contrary, the Greek production of common wheat (253,000 tons compared to 300,000 last year) and barley (308,000 tons compared to 345,000 last year) will decrease. All in all, at European level, this year a harvest of hard wheat is expected at 7,273,000 tons, compared to 7,345,000 we had last year (-0.8%). Reduced production of hard is expected in Italy (3,306,000 tons this year, against 3,677,000 tons last year) and France (1,150,000 tons this year, against ...
Source: Agrotypos
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