Portland , OR Weekly Grain Review - Part 1 (Thu)
Portland, OR Thu Oct 17, 2013 USDA Market News
***RESENDING WITH CORRECTION TO DATE AND FUTURES TREND***
Portland Weekly Grain Review Part 1
Pacific Northwest Weekly Grain Summary
Pacific Northwest Market Summary: Cash wheat bids for October
delivery ended the reporting week on Thursday, October 17, had no
recent price comparison available.
December wheat futures ended the reporting week on Thursday, October
17, mixed*** as follows compared to last Thursday's closes: Chicago
0.50 of a cent higher at 6.86, Kansas City 6.50 cents lower at 7.49 and
Minneapolis wheat futures trended six cents lower at 7.45. Chicago
December corn futures trended 4.75 cents higher at 4.43 while November
soybean futures closed 5.25 cents higher at 12.9325.
Bids for US 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains
or barges during October had no recent price comparison available.
Some exporters were not issuing bids for nearby delivery.
Bids for 11.5 percent protein US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat for October
delivery were not available as most exporters were not issuing bids for
October delivery. On Thursday, bids were as follows: October and
November not available, December 8.43-8.57, January 8.38-8.58 and
Bids for non-guaranteed 14.0 percent protein US 1 Dark Northern
Spring Wheat for October Portland delivery were not available as most
exporters were not issuing bids for October delivery. On Thursday,
bids for non-guaranteed 14 percent protein were as follows: October
not available; November 8.45-8.60; December 8.65-8.75; January and
There were 20 grain vessels in Columbia River ports on Thursday,
October 17, with three docked compared to 18 last Thursday with five
docked. New confirmed export sales this week were limited to Japan.
Japan purchased 25,757 metric tons of US western white wheat for
November 21-December 20 shipment, and 20,294 metric tons of US hard red
winter wheat for January arrival.
Source: USDA Market News, Portland, OR
Niki Davila 503-326-2237 Portland.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 hour price information 503-326-2022