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Sunflower seeds: increased crop forecast for 2021

May 12, 2021 10:54 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/BRUSSELS. Despite contradictory cultivation reports, market players remain confident about the development of this year's crop. Officials also continue to speak of a significant increase in cultivation.

Contradictory reporting

In the past few weeks, widely differing reports have been circulating on the progress of sowing in Bulgaria. While some market players insisted that only a small part of the fields had been sown, others reported that sowing was almost complete. In addition, the oil market and the high prices for soybeans, rapeseed and palm oil kept the sunflower seed market on its toes.

Confidence remains

Confident voices from the market report that the current weather situation creates good conditions for the d

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