What the Higher Wheat Prices Mean for Your Portfolio

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Wheat prices from August 2021 to March 2022. Source: tradingeconomics.com

The Worldwide Wheat Market

Who Produces and Exports the Most Wheat?

  1. China: 134.3 million metric tons
  2. India: 98.5 million metric tons
  3. Russia: 85.9 million metric tons
  4. United States: 47.3 million metric tons
  5. France: 36.9 million metric tons
  6. Australia: 31.8 million metric tons
  7. Canada: 30 million metric tons
  8. Pakistan: 26.7 million metric tons
  9. Ukraine: 26.2 million metric tons
  10. Germany: 24.5 million metric tons
  1. Russia: 37.2 million metric tons
  2. USA: 26.1 million metric tons
  3. Canada: 26.1 million metric tons
  4. France: 19.7 million metric tons
  5. Ukraine: 18 million metric tons
  6. Australia: 10.4 million metric tons
  7. Argentina: 10.1 million metric tons
  8. Germany: 9.2 million metric tons
  9. Kazakhstan: 5.1 million metric tons
  10. Poland: 4.6 million metric tons

Who Imports the Most Wheat?

  1. Egypt: 12.8 million metric tons
  2. Turkey: 11 million metric tons
  3. Indonesia: 10.5 million metric tons
  4. Algeria: 7.1 million metric tons
  5. Brazil: 7 million metric tons
  6. Philippines: 7 million metric tons
  7. Bangladesh: 6.8 million metric tons
  8. Japan: 5.6 million metric tons
  9. Nigeria: 5.3 million metric tons
  10. Mexico: 5 million metric tons

Why Are Wheat Prices Up?

What Will Be the Impact of Higher Wheat Prices?

How Can Investors Protect Their Portfolio?

  1. Current inflation
  2. The lower level of food production

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