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Flaxseed: heatwave in Kazakhstan has potential to cause severe damage

May 27, 2021 8:52 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NUR-SULTAN/OTTAWA. Temperatures are on the rise in Kazakhstan and are expected to exceed 30C in the next few days. The flaxseed crop may certainly suffer from this heatwave. Rain has, by contrast, prompted relief in Canada.

Rain is urgently required

Trading is rather subdued in Eastern Europe. Demand is sluggish for the remaining stocks of the 2020 crop in Kazakhstan. China has, in addition, purchased 30,000 mt of flaxseed in Canada showing that demand here has shifted away from Kazakhstan. Atttenion is shifting more and more towards the new crop, for which sowing is underway and the first seeds have already sprouted. The present unusually high temperatures present a high risk for these sprouts. As temperatures are expected to climb up to 34C in the next few days extensive sunshine and

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