Healthy Harvest of Wheat Expected in Russia and Ukraine, Says Menker Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is roiling global agricultural markets, with some traders warning they’re unlikely to offer wheat from the vital Black Sea region at a closely watched Egyptian buying tender on Monday, while others won’t participate at all. Egypt is one of several countries in the Middle East and North Africa that rely on massive wheat imports to feed their citizens, and Black Sea nations — particularly Russia and Ukraine — are key suppliers. Egypt canceled a previous tender on Thursday after only receiving one offer of French wheat and has now scheduled a new one. While ports in Ukraine are closed, some Russian exporters are fulfilling existing contracts and ships are departing, said one person familiar with the matter. Still, at least one shipping company had vessels loaded with grain that were unable to depart a […]