Fires in Russia, Wheat Production, and Volatile Markets

Reasons to Panic?

Source: IFAD

Recent events in Russia, one of the largest suppliers of wheat in the world, have raised concern about the current and future price of wheat and wheat-based products. This article briefly examines the issue and determines if there is in fact cause for serious alarm.

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Follow up press statement

More information in the September 13 press release, Wheat Price Volatility.