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Flaxseed: buyers in China and in the EU engage in fierce competition

NUR-SULTAN/SEEHEIM. In an interview with the AUDITOR Eugeniy Karabanov, the founder of the Northern Grain group of companies and oilseed expert at the Kazakh Grain Union (www.grainunion.kz), provides a detailed analysis of the global flaxseed market with a focus on the trading activities between Kazakhstan and the EU.

 

The special AUDITOR issue contains:

- flaxseed production and export volumes for the top 3 producing countries (2015/2016-2019/2020)
- flaxseed shipments to China (2014/15-2019/20)
- flaxseed shipments from Kazakhstan (2014/15-2019/20)
- EU flaxseed imports (2014/15-2019/20)
- area sown in the top 3 producing countries (2016/17-2020/21)
- analysis of the flaxseed market in Kazakhstan (2014/15-2019/20)
- average flaxseed prices in comparison (2015-2020)
- flaxseed prices in Eastern Europe
- the latest EU import data
price chart flaxseed, brown, 99.9%, Eastern Europe
more price charts

 

Northern Grain LLP (Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan) has been trading in cereals and oilseeds since 2001. The group comprises trading and transportation companies as well as grain elevators.

The Kazakh Grain Union is a non-profit organisation of legal entities. Founded in 1995 the Union currently has 121 members. The Union's objective is to unite businesses and organisations in the grain industry to coordinate activities, to represent and protect common interests and to promote the sustainable development of Kazakhstan's grain market.

 

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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Flaxseed
Country
Start of harvest
USA
7/1/20
Austria
8/1/20
Belgium
8/1/20
Czech Republic
8/1/20
Estonia
8/1/20
Finland
8/1/20
France
8/1/20
Germany
8/1/20
Hungary
8/1/20
Italy
8/1/20
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Flaxseed
Country
Year
Crop size
Kazakhstan
2018
933,533 mt
Russia
2018
598,953 mt
Canada
2018
492,000 mt
China
2018
365,511 mt
India
2018
174,000 mt
USA
2018
121,540 mt
Ethiopia
2018
101,875 mt
France
2018
46,551 mt
United Kingdom
2018
43,000 mt
Ukraine
2018
23,610 mt
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