Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sunflower seeds: EU production estimates confirmed

September 15, 2021 at 3:15 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

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.

Starting from different positions

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

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Nuts
Jul 15, 2024
NEW DELHI/BUENOS AIRES. In India, peanut prices continue to fall with the prospect of a good crop. Demand in Argentina is good, while Brazil is struggling badly. In the USA, the weather will prove decisive.
Grains
Jul 12, 2024
BRUSSELS. Prospects are far from sunny for wheat in France. Tropical storm Beryl only has a limited impact for US corn. China has signed the first deal for US soybeans. Canada may very well replace Russia and Belarus as a supplier of rapeseed in the EU.
Oilseeds
Jul 11, 2024
MOSCOW/OTTAWA. Since 1 July, EU imports of flaxseed from Russia and Belarus have been subject to a 10% import duty. This is dampening the mood in the market.
Oilseeds
Jul 11, 2024
NEW DELHI/MOGADISHU. Heigh freight rates are making it impossible for exporters in India to raise the prices for sesame seeds. Pakistan is bracing for rain. Sowing is underway in Somalia, where the crop is harvested in autumn.