Wheat, durum down sharply in latest port price report

Wheat and durum port prices were sharply lower in the latest Agriculture Canada weekly price summary while canola was a little weaker.

As of April 17, the West Coast price for No. 1 CW hard red wheat 13.5 percent protein was $295.99 per tonne, down $30.71 a tonne from where it was the week before.

The St. Lawrence price for the same grade was $306, down $21.89.

The West Coast price for No. 1 durum 13 percent protein price was $502.13, down $26.82 and the St. Lawrence 12 percent protein price fell to $433.26, down $18.88.

Canola at the West Coast was $485.70, down $3.96.

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 information extracted from 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

Apr 17 295.99 306.00
Apr 10 326.70 327.89
Apr 3 330.13 335.02
Apr 18, 2014 353.95 N/A

 

$C/tonne West Coast

No 1 CWAD

13.0% Protein

Indicator price*

St. Lawrence

No 1 CWAD

12.0% Protein

Indicator price

Apr 17 502.13 433.26
Apr 10 528.95 452.14
Apr 3 536.21 481.99
Apr 18, 2014 418.46 N/A

 

$C/tonne Par Region

Saskatoon

No 1 CAN

Cash

Track

Vancouver

No 1 CAN

Cash

Apr 17 442.76 485.70
Apr 10 444.66 489.56
Apr 3 447.45 492.55
Apr 18, 2014 444.41 524.48

 

 

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