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Nuts
Dec 23, 2016

Walnuts: Incredible change in direction

SOFIA. The walnut market in Bulgaria has witnessed an incredible change in direction this week since strategies have evidently failed.
Nuts
Dec 23, 2016

Hazelnuts: Is Bulgaria moving in the right direction?

SOFIA. It seems as if the hazelnut market in Bulgaria is currently living in its own world, which is unable to keep up with Turkey or Azerbaijan for instance. While Turkish producers of hazelnuts export thousands of tons every year, Bulgaria lacks sufficient quantities. But the situation may be about to change.
Oilseeds
Dec 23, 2016

Corn: The avian influenza may have an enormous impact on the market

SOFIA. The avian influenza and the swine flu are starting to have an enormous impact on the export markets for grains and oilseeds. It does, however, seem as if one country may profit from disaster.
Nuts
Dec 19, 2016

Almonds: Hard facts and figures

You will receive all the relevant data concerning the import and exports of almonds in Germany and the EU as an Excel file. Including background information, global almond production, the import and export figures and prices.
Oilseeds
Dec 16, 2016

Flaxseed: Congested infrastructure delays deliveries

LODZ. The flaxseed market is currently experiencing its peak phase. It should become significantly quieter in the new year.
Oilseeds
Dec 16, 2016

Sunflower seed kernels: Suppliers are putting their shoulders to the wheel

SOFIA. Just in time for Christmas, the cold, dry weather in Bulgaria could turn to snowfall in the coming week, especially in the south of the country.
Nuts
Dec 15, 2016

Hazelnuts: Hard facts and figures

The most relevant data relating to hazeluts is provided in a clearly structured Excel file. Including: Background information, global hazelnut production, the import and export figures for Germany and the EU. All data is presented as tables and as charts. This package includes also an overview of the past 10 years of hazelnut prices.
Nuts
Dec 15, 2016

Hazelnuts: Farmers want to cut out the traders

ORDU. Turkish hazelnut farmers still have problems accepting comparatively low prices in spite of a small crop.
Oilseeds
Dec 14, 2016

Pumpkin seed kernel prices in comparison

DALIAN. Due to the upcoming holidays in large parts of the world, Chinese pumpkin seed traders will have to prepare to be spending a few quieter weeks.
Dried Fruit
Dec 14, 2016

Sultanas: More than a third of the crop has already been exported

MANISA. Quite a few Turkish exporters will discontinue their deliveries in the coming week.
Oilseeds
Dec 13, 2016

Blue poppy seeds: Last price hike before turn of the year?

CHRUDIM. The development of the Czech blue poppy seed market has taken a surprising turn shortly before the holidays.
Oilseeds
Dec 13, 2016

Are sesame seed prices just short of a free fall?

NEW DELHI. Currently, Indian suppliers are having a hard time keeping the price level. A little help from Africa is just what they need now.
Sugar
Dec 13, 2016

Sugar: Hard facts and figures

The most relevant data relating to sesame seeds is provided in a clearly structured Excel file. Including: Background information, global sugar beet production, the import and export figures and prices.
Oilseeds
Dec 12, 2016

Blue poppy seeds: Optimistic expectations

CHRUDIM. The Czech Republic is by far the most important blue poppy seed producer in Germany. But the recent import figures may come as a surprise to some exporters.
Oilseeds
Dec 7, 2016

Sesame seeds: Hard facts and figures

The most relevant data relating to sesame seeds is provided in a clearly structured Excel file. Including: Background information, global sesame seed production, the import and export figures and prices.
Oilseeds
Dec 7, 2016

Sesame seeds: Surprising shift in demand in Germany

NEW DELHI. The latest import statistics from Germany indicate a surprising shift in demand, which may come as a shock to some exporters.
Oilseeds
Dec 6, 2016

Rapeseed: Hungry for more

SOFIA. The international hunger for Bulgarian rapeseed appears to be undiminished. But will the country be able to keep up with demand?
Nuts
Dec 2, 2016

Hazelnut kernels: Farmers showing self-destructive traits

ORDU. If exports continue at this rate, buyers will not have to worry about not having enough hazelnuts available this season.
Dried Fruit
Dec 1, 2016

Figs: Traders are withdrawing

AYDIN. The first of the suppliers are withdrawing from the market and are currently offering no figs.
Grains
Dec 1, 2016

Barley: Is the market preparing for a shock?

SOFIA. Bulgaria may be in for a shock next year. Sowing acreage has considerably decreased and the export figures are almost beyond belief.
Oilseeds
Dec 1, 2016

Flaxseed: A flood of offers from Poland

LODZ. The Eastern European flaxseed market seems to be caught up by a wave of panic, while Russian raw flaxseed suppliers are rubbing their hands in anticipation.
Oilseeds
Dec 1, 2016

Corn: Bulgaria is in for a surprise

SOFIA. The latest crop figures in Bulgaria have come as a surprise for the farmers.
Oilseeds
Nov 30, 2016

Flaxseed: Canada still under pressure

OTTAWA. The Flax Council of Canada had raised awareness in a report in mid-November concerning the bad weather in October, and the subsequent difficulties for Canadian flaxseed farmers.
Oilseeds
Nov 30, 2016

Sunflower seed kernels: Price plunge in 2017?

SOFIA. A look at the current price chart already hints at what is to be expected in the coming weeks on the sunflower seed market.
Oilseeds
Nov 29, 2016

Pumpkin seed kernels: For they know not what they should do

DALIAN. Now that the demand for Chinese pumpkin seed kernels is decreasing again, there is a fierce competition among the suppliers.
Oilseeds
Nov 29, 2016

Sesame seeds: Fear of a shortage spreading

NEW DELHI. As assumed for some time, Indian Oilseed and Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) is developing into an ever clearer picture, according to most recent reports.
Nuts
Nov 28, 2016

Hazelnuts: Processors are covering themselves

ORDU. It is only a few weeks now until the change of the year and a decision concerning intervention purchases is nowhere in sight, so far.
Oilseeds
Nov 28, 2016

Flaxseed: This is the price to pay

LODZ. Only -3 °C, or as they say in Kazakhstan: thaw. Temperatures were already at -30 °C this autumn. Although it is still too cold as that farmers could work on the remaining 17% acreage.
Nuts
Nov 25, 2016

Hazelnuts: Are the farmers in the right, after all?

ORDU. Quite a bit has happened on the Turkish hazelnut market since the beginning of the week. Must buyers hurry now?
Sugar
Nov 24, 2016

Sugar: Will the producer’s plan work out?

WARSAW. The sugar cartels in Germany may be standing trial for illegal price fixing in Germany at the moment, but compassion for them is misplaced. On the contrary.
Dried Fruit
Nov 24, 2016

Sultanas: Raw sultanas again more expensive

MANISA. Turkish sultana exporters are still delivering produce out of crop 2015 abroad until the end of the year.
Dried Fruit
Nov 24, 2016

Figs: Is there a threatening shortage?

AYDIN. On the Turkish market for dried figs, trading is mostly handled via contracts, spot inquiries are usually only a bonus.
Dried Fruit
Nov 24, 2016

Apricots: Big prices for large fruit

MALATYA. Depending on the initial price of the respective supplier, prices have developed diversely for Turkish dried apricots.
Grains
Nov 24, 2016

Barley: The EU loves barley from Bulgaria

SOFIA. Barely may be highly unpopular in Bulgaria, but the EU simply loves it.
Oilseeds
Nov 23, 2016

Pumpkin seed: Quiet after the storm?

DALIAN. The year 2016 is almost done and with that also the rush of inquiries that pleased Chinese pumpkin seed traders so in the last few weeks.
Oilseeds
Nov 22, 2016

Sunflower seed kernels are not without alternative

SOFIA. It looks as though the rainfall of the last few weeks in southern Bulgaria came too late, which is why market participants do not rule out that parts of the rapeseed cultivation areas are lost, and must be sowed anew.
Dried Fruit
Nov 22, 2016

Coconuts: Germany increases imports

MANILA. The price of coconut oil can be influenced by a good many external factors, among them the development of palm oil prices, as well as exchange rate fluctuations.
Nuts
Nov 22, 2016

Walnuts: USA on the road to success

SACRAMENTO. US exporters can mark a successful start of the season in their calendars for this year.
Oilseeds
Nov 21, 2016

Sesame seeds: Dangerous mixes

NEW DELHI. By now, the Indian government has increased withdrawal limits per day for farmers and registered traders from 4,000 rupees to 10,000 rupees (55 euro/138 euro).
Nuts
Nov 21, 2016

Hazelnut kernels: Rumours are bringing the market to a boil

ORDU. The Turkish hazelnut market was once again really stirred up.
Nuts
Nov 21, 2016

Hazelnuts: Traders are counting the days

ORDU. Hazelnut traders are pinning their hopes on the new year, when contracts are entered for the second part of the season.
Dried Fruit
Nov 18, 2016

Sultanas: Contract offers until end of 2017

MANISA. Several Turkish sultana suppliers are trying their hand at long-term customer retention, and are providing the opportunity of contracts ranging to the end of 2017.
Oilseeds
Nov 18, 2016

Flaxseed: The worst is over

WARSAW. Flaxseed buyers will have to say goodbye to the record low prices of the last weeks.
Oilseeds
Nov 18, 2016

Sunflower seed kernels: Is China back in the game?

SOFIA. Although prices for Eastern European sunflower seed kernels are at a level that is said to be acceptable for both traders and buyers, the suppliers are complaining.
Oilseeds
Nov 17, 2016

Flaxseed: Moisture posing a threat

OTTOWA. The weather in October upset flaxseed farmers’ plans, especially since they were in the midst of the harvest period.
Dried Fruit
Nov 17, 2016

Apricots: Russia likes little fruits

MALATYA. The current price development on the Turkish apricot market should be only temporary, traders report.
Spices
Nov 17, 2016

India: Desperate rescue attempts

GUJARAT. The cash crunch has caused considerable chaos in India with trade almost coming to a complete standstill. Now the government is desperately attempting to remedy the situation.
Dried Fruit
Nov 17, 2016

Figs: When to buy?

AYDIN. Turkish fig suppliers do their main business before the Christmas holidays, and that is still more than four weeks away.