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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 30, 2014 05:29 PM CST

USDA reports suggest that a Japanese tender for wheat for late February through March was awarded to the U.S. (91,200 metric tonnes) as well as Australia (88,100 mt). Suggestions were made in social media circles that Canada was overlooked for this business due to capacity constraints. Quorum Corporation, a third party charged with monitoring and reporting on railway performance, recently presented data which suggests that the Port of Vancouver capacity has been maximized through the month of June, while Prince Rupert's capacity has been maximized through the month of August.

Japan did buy volume from Canada in December, including a ...

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