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Sunflower seeds: EU production estimates confirmed

September 15, 2021 3:15 PM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/BRUSSELS. EU sunflower seed production estimates are unusually close this year. The EU Commission recently estimated production at 10.67 million mt. Shipments from the US to the EU are up.

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Coceral has basically confirmed the production estimates issued by the European Commission at the end of August as the association projects EU production at a very similar 10.35 million mt. While estimates for Bulgaria, France and Spain range very close to European Commission production estimates, there is a wide gap for Romania as Coceral only anticipates a production of 3 million mt here. The European Commission, by contrast, reckons with a larger production of 3.36 million mt in the country. Coceral also projects that production

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