STAT Communications Ag Market News

Dry Beans Mostly Unchanged

PANAMA - Feb 16/24 - SNS -- International dry edible bean markets were little changed in seasonal trading activity during the past week.

This was reflected in the U.S. dry edible bean price index which closed at 111.6 for the second week in a row despite a modest increase in prices offered farmers for some classes.

By contrast, the global pulse price index rose 1.5 points during the week to finish at 117.4 and the Canadian index gained 2.0 points to finish at 111.3.

Easing Demand Weakens Mustard

PANAMA - Feb 16/24 - SNS -- Mustard seed markets continued to eas during the past week, with yellow and oriental declining while brown was unchanged.

Prices offered farmers in western Canada have fallen sharply since the start of the calendar year, with processsors and exporter unwilling to accumulate product beyond their short term shipping needs.

Since the beginning of the year, spot bids for Bo 1 grade yellow mustard delivered processing plants and elevators have declined 19%, compared to a 33% decline for oriental and 30% for brown.

Lentils Maintain Price Tone

PANAMA - Feb 16/24 - SNS -- International lentil markets maintained their firm tone during the past week,…

Massive Import Demand From India

PANAMA - Feb 16/24 - SNS -- Field pea markets finished the week's trading on a relatively firm note on…

India Remains Net Chickpea Exporter

PANAMA - Feb 16/24 - SNS -- International chickpea markets maintained their quiet tone through the past…