Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Flaxseed: supplies dwindle in Kazakhstan

January 26, 2022 at 10:48 AM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

NUR-SULTAN/MOSCOW. While adverse weather conditions caused flaxseed yields to slump in Canada and in Kazakhstan, Russia is the silver lining for buyers at present. Although yields are also down here, an increase in sowing was able to compensate for this.

Russia exports 500,000 mt

As Russia has the largest area sown on record production was good despite lower yields. Russia, in fact, presents the only viable alternative for overeas buyers this season. Therefore it is small wonder that exports reached around 500,000 mt in the first six months of the season (Jul-Dec 2021). The country has, in other words, already shipped 60% of its supplies.

Exports, by contrast, declined by 36% in Kazakhastan between September and November. They only ranged at 90,300 mt as oppsed to the 140,400 mt shipped in the same period in

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Nov 27, 2023
NEW DELHI. According to current forecasts, the Kharif crop in India could be smaller than hoped for. Prices on the peanut market, however, have stabilised after the Diwali festival.
Nov 24, 2023
BRUSSELS. Export prospects are far from encouraging for wheat. Delayed sowing is not yet classified as a risk for Brazil’s corn crop and oil is weighing on rapeseed quotations.
Nov 23, 2023
NEW DELHI/ABUJA. While the official forecasts promise a good sesame seed crop for the Indian market, crop damage could prevent this quantity from being achieved.
Nov 23, 2023
SOFIA/KYIV. Harvesting has nearly been completed in Ukraine, whereas sunflowers are still standing in large areas in Kazakhstan. Rising oil prices are also driving up the market for sunflower seeds in Bulgaria.