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Rouen Weekly Grain Loadings Jump 81% on More African Cargoes

Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Grain loadings for export from the French port of Rouen, Europe’s biggest grain-shipping hub, rose 81 percent in the seven days through Dec. 1 on an increase in wheat cargoes to Africa, port data showed.

Outgoing cereal loadings amounted to 214,652 metric tons in the week, the Seine River port said in an e-mailed statement today, up from 118,856 tons in the previous week. Shipments consisted of 210,652 tons of wheat and 4,000 tons of barley.

Algeria was the biggest export destination with 55,925 tons, followed by Morocco, Egypt and Cuba. France’s other main grain ports are La Pallice in the Bay of Biscay and Dunkirk on the North Sea coast.

Rouen grain loadings by destination, in tons:

                  Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Wheat
Algeria              55,925
Morocco              55,800
Egypt                42,000
Cuba                 24,201
Democratic Republic
   of Congo          13,720
Ivory Coast           7,960
Senegal               5,956
Poland                3,300
U.K.                  1,790

Barley
Portugal              4,000

To contact the reporter on this story: Rudy Ruitenberg in Paris at rruitenberg@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net.

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