Canadian wheat exports strong, harvest nearly complete in Western Canada
October 3, 2023 By Top Crop Manager
Canadian wheat exports continue to be strong, with week eight exports up to 524,600 mt, creating a season total of three million mt, up by 28 per cent over this time last year. The visible supply is 3.1 million mt.
Spring wheat harvest is 96 per cent complete in Saskatchewan and 89 per cent done in Alberta. According to the most recent Sask Wheat crop report, the most important news regarding spring wheat was the USDA Small Grains Report indicating that U.S. other spring wheat production was 1.6 million mt larger than what the trade was expecting at 13.7 million mt, up 605,000 mt from last year.
Durum harvest is essentially complete across North America, Canadian durum exports were 53,800 mt in week eight for a season total of 287,200 mt. This is just 17,600 mt less than the same time last year.