Provides levels of stocks of wheat, barley, oats and maize in port, co-operative and merchant stores in the UK.
Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Designation: National Statistics
Alternative title: Cereals Stocks held by Ports, Co-operatives and Merchants
(a) Excludes stocks held on farm. These are collected separately and can be seen at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/cereal-usage-and-stocks
(b) Includes grain stocks cleared by customs for import and grain intended for export but not yet exported.
(c) Excludes intervention grain.
(d) Includes stocks carried over from the previous harvest.
(e) Imported barley and oats are shown jointly due to confidentiality constraints and home grown maize is included with imported maize as necessary.
(f) Excludes wheat tendered on LIFFE (London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange) futures and warrants. There were
133,400 tonnes of wheat at week ending 27 February 2015. Further information can be found at the LIFFE website at: https://globalderivatives.nyx.com/en/nyse-liffe/commodity-reports