Japan ends temporary suspension of white wheat imports

U.S. Wheat Associates and National Association of Wheat Growers welcome news of trade resumption.

The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) said they are pleased that Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (MAFF) resumed tenders this week for new purchases of U.S. western white (WW) wheat, a blend of soft white and club wheat.

On Sept. 1, 2016, MAFF announced that it had purchased 58,000 metric tons, or more than 2.13 million bu., of WW wheat for delivery in October.

MAFF had temporarily suspended new WW wheat

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