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Sunflower seeds: global production reaches almost 55.5 million mt

May 15, 2024 at 4:53 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. The US Department of Agriculture expects global sunflower seed production in 2024/2025 to be only 1% higher than in the previous season.

EU crop to increase by 9%

In recent days, the US Department of Agriculture has published its current estimates for the global sunflower seed crop in 2024/2025. At 55.428 million mt, production would be a good 1% higher than in the previous year. The forecasts for Russia (-0.6% to 17 million mt) and Ukraine (+1.4% to 14.7 million mt) are expected to remain almost stable. In Argentina (-7% to 38 million mt), China (-6% to 1.6 million mt) and the USA (-28% to 736,000 mt), however, the crop is expected to be lower, while the outlook for the EU (+9% to 10.9 million mt) a

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