Will Trade Restrictions and Crop Prospects Curtail Wheat Supplies?

11 February 2021 | 8:00 PM
12 February 2021 | 2:00 AM

The Global Wheat Balance Sheet

World wheat prices are on the rise as supplies are limited and major producers Russia and Ukraine impose limits on exports to control domestic food prices. Poor crops in Argentina and the EU in 2020 reduced global supplies, and drought in the winter wheat regions of Russia, Ukraine, and the US threaten the next crop. At the same time, China has emerged as a growing source of demand as it attempts to fill a substantial grain deficit.

In this webinar, Gro will show you which data we used to assess the impact of trade restrictions, and we will share our analysis of supply and demand for wheat globally. Finally we will demonstrate how you can monitor the upcoming wheat crops to form projections for next season and facilitate planning for your business.

In This Webinar We Will Discuss

  • An overview of the wheat market
  • Current trade restrictions
  • Global supply & demand balance analysis for Russia, Argentina, Australia, China, and the United States
  • The new crops in the Black Sea region, the United States, and India
  • An analysis that puts it all together


William Osnato
Senior Research Analyst
Will has been a research analyst in agricultural commodities for over a decade. Before joining Gro, he was a strategist at Balyasny Asset Management with a focus on oilseeds. Prior to that, he worked at Yannix Management covering grains and oilseeds. At Perennial Management he was in charge of sugar research and trading as well as conducting coffee, cocoa and macroeconomic research. Will started his career at AIG in the Hedge Fund Strategies group. Will earned a Bachelor of Science & Engineering in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University and is a CFA charter holder.
Kelly Goughary
Senior Research Analyst
Kelly has more than 10 years of experience in commodity analytics. Prior to joining Gro, Kelly spent many years working at a hedge fund and a commercial trading house. Kelly understands the ins and outs of commodity analysis but more importantly a client’s needs in regard to trading, hedging, and procurement decisions. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehigh University.
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