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Today’s Wheat Market News, Prices, & Futures

Wheat

Trading Wheat Futures

Wheat futures are traded in 5,000 bu contracts. There are three subcategories of wheat that are traded:

  • Chicago SRW Wheat — primarily grown in the eastern agricultural belt in the U.S.
  • KC HRW Wheat — primarily grown from Texas to South Dakota in the Plains states
  • Minneapolis MWE Wheat — primarily grown from South Dakota and north into Canada

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Supply:

Total global production of Wheat is estimated at 781.7 MMT. China is the largest producer of Wheat with an estimated production of 138 MMT, followed by the European Union at 134.75 MMT, India at 103 MMT, Russia at 91 MMT, and the U.S. at 44.9 MMT.

80% of China’s Wheat production is in the East Central part of the country, being in the Northern Hemisphere their Spring Wheat crop is planted in March/April, and harvested in August/September. Their Winter Wheat crop is planted in September/October and harvested in May/June.

Demand:

The total global demand for Wheat is estimated at 790.1 MMT. China is the world’s largest consumer of Wheat with an estimated usage of 144 MMT. The second largest consumer is the European Union at 108.7 MMT, followed by India at 104.5 MMT,

Ending Stocks:

World ending stocks for Wheat are estimated at 267.5 MMT. The largest ending stocks are held in China at an estimated 144 MMT. The second largest ending stocks are held in the U.S. at an estimated 15.6 MMT, Followed by Russia at 15.38 MMT.

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Chicago Wheat

Exchange: Chicago Board of Trade

Exchange Symbol: ZW

Tick Size: ¼ cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)

Contract Size: 5000 bushels

Months: Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Dec (H,K,N,U,Z)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:20 pm (1:15pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $3,630/3,300

Hard Red Wheat

Exchange: Kansas City Board of Trade

Exchange Symbol: KE

Tick Size: ¼ cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)

Contract Size: 5000 bushels

Months: Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Dec (H,K,N,U,Z)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:20 pm (1:15pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $3,740/3,400

Spring Wheat

Exchange: Minneapolis Grain Exchange

Exchange Symbol: MWE

Tick Size: ¼ cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)

Contract Size: 5000 bushels

Months: Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Dec (H,K,N,U,Z)

Trading Hours: 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. (night) 8:30 am – 1:30 pm (1:30pm Settle) Sun-Fri CST

Margin/Maintenance: $3,960/3,600

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