RELEASE Number
5851-10

July 14, 2010

CFTC Subcommittee on Convergence to Discuss Wheat Markets

Washington, DC – On Thursday, July 15, 2010, members of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Subcommittee on Convergence in Agricultural Commodity Markets will conduct a conference call from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., to discuss recent developments in the wheat markets.

The Subcommittee on Convergence in Agricultural Commodity Markets, a subcommittee of the CFTC’s Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC), was formed by the CFTC to identify the causes of poor cash-futures convergence in select agricultural commodity markets and to advise the Commission on actions to address the situation. The Subcommittee held a number of public conference calls during 2009 and issued a report with recommendations to the AAC in October 2009.

The Listen Only conference call is open to the public.

Participant Toll-Free Dial-In Number: (877) 312-3898

Conference ID: 87907534

Leader Name: Andrei Kirilenko

Staff Contact: Andrei Kirilenko, Office of the Chief Economist, (202) 418-5587

Media Contacts
Scott Schneider
202-418-5174

R. David Gary
202-418-5085

Last Updated: July 14, 2010