Association of the German external trade in grains, animal feed, oilseeds and pulses

The grain traders association of the Hamburg exchange - Verein der Getreidehändler der Hamburger Börse e.V. (VdG) - is the official representation of the German external trade in grains, animal feed, oilseeds, fish-meal and pulses since 1868.

Service for our members

One of the major activities of the association is to represent the interests of its members towards the administration and business community in Berlin, Bonn and Brussels. For example:

  • to support and promote of the common interests of the members of the association towards the administration and all government offices and the public
  • consultation and elaboration of proposals for the administration
  • support and exchange of information with regard to technical and economical experiences between the members
  • support of the members and consultation in technical questions
  • constant instruction of the members with regard to administrative laws on national and European level

Information services

Additionally to the regular circulars our members receive a variety of regular and current information and/or reports. For example:


  • grain import duties
  • grain refunds or tax rate
  • results of the cereals management committee of the European Commission COCERAL
  • EU and national food aid tender
  • concise information of the meetings of the agricultural council
  • information on the various grain tenders

Upcoming Events

186. North German Grain and Feedstuff Exchange at Handelskammer Hamburg

Date: January 21st 2020

Registration here





Aktuelle Notierungen

13.04.2021 | Download PDF file