The British Are Coming -- This Time With Cheap Wheat Exports

  • North Carolina port says U.K. shipment of 61,000 tons is due
  • Bumper British harvests, weaker pound, lure feed buyers

The U.S. is about to import the largest wheat cargo from the U.K. in more than two decades as a combination of ample British supply, a weaker pound and rock-bottom freight rates make the unusual trade viable.

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