Platts discontinues rationales for Russian wheat coaster assessments

In line with the company's increasing focus on the deep sea Black Sea wheat market, S&P Global Platts has discontinued two of its published rationales for Black Sea shallow water wheat coasters, effective Dec. 1, 2021.

This change affects the FOB Azov 12.5% protein wheat rationale and the CIF Marmara 13.5% protein wheat rationale. These rationales appeared in the Daily Grains PDF publication and on Platts Agricultural Alert pages 1691 and 1693.

The assessments of FOB Azov 12.5% protein wheat and CIF Marmara 13.5% protein wheat are not affected by this change.

This follows a decision note, published Sept. 29, 2021.

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