COCERAL increased its forecast of harvests of European grain
Organization COCERAL, which unites grain traders of Europe, 8.1 million tons to 314,4 million has increased the forecast of grain harvest crop in the EU-28. Despite fears to the contrary, yield and gross harvest of grain crops will be more than last year.
Production of wheat relative to the previous forecast increased by 2.8 million tonnes to 148 million tonnes, slightly less than last year's record 150,3 million.
the Forecast harvest of durum wheat increased to 9.2 million tons against last year's 7.7 million tons, and barley up to 63.2 million tons against the previous 61,1 million. Maize production decreased to 62.4 million tons, which will still exceed last year's 58.5 million tone.
France is the largest wheat producer in the European Union will gather 69.8 million tons against last year's 70.6 million tons of grain, including 38.9 million tons of soft wheat vs PREV 40.3 million tone.