Weekly port prices: wheat up, durum down

Wheat port prices edged higher in the latest Agriculture Canada weekly price summary, but durum fell and canola was almost unchanged.

As of March 20 the West Coast price for No. 1 CW hard red wheat 13.5 percent protein was $338.89 per tonne, up $4.41 a tonne from where it was the week before.

No. 1 durum 13 percent protein prices at the West Coast were $558.79, down $9.74.

Canola at the West Coast was $496.32, down 96 cents.

The full report from Agriculture Canada provides a listing of crop prices for specific commodities in Canada and the United States in which comparisons can be made between current prices, cumulative to-date averages, and historical crop year and calendar year averages.

The full report is available by clicking here at Agriculture Canada’s web site.

The summary is for information only. The prices are believed to be accurate but are not endorsed by the government of Canada.

The “Indicator Price” is collected from the International Grains Council and industry and represents a sample of FOB asking prices for export. It may not be reflective of actual selling prices.

The following is a sample of the full report.

$C/tonne West Coast

No 1 CWRS

13.5% Protein

Indicator price*

St. Lawrence

No 1 CWRS

13.5% Protein

Indicator price

Mar 20 338.89 336.04
Mar 13 334.48 329.38
Mar 6 324.75 333.38
Mar 21, 2014 373.68 N/A

 

$C/tonne West Coast

No 1 CWAD

13.0% Protein

Indicator price*

St. Lawrence

No 1 CWAD

12.0% Protein

Indicator price

Mar 20 558.79 524.43
Mar 13 568.53 528.23
Mar 6 560.66 523.96
Mar 21, 2014 403.99 N/A

 

$C/tonne Par Region

Saskatoon

No 1 CAN

Cash

Track

Vancouver

No 1 CAN

Cash

Mar 20 447.80 496.32
Mar 13 446.23 497.28
Mar 6 437.08 493.80
Mar 21, 2014 422.54 526.46

 

 

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