Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sunflower seeds: yield estimates revised downwards

July 27, 2023 at 10:35 AM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

KYIV/SOFIA. Lower yield estimates and uncertainty are shaping the sunflower seed market. This is also reflected in prices. The possible extension of the EU import restrictions on certain Ukrainian agricultural commodities is also being hotly debated.

End of import restrictions?

The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, addressed the European Commission in a video speech at the beginning of this week with the request to drop the extraordinary and temporary preventive measures for the import of wheat, corn, rapeseed and sunflower seeds from Ukraine into the EU on 15 September - contrary to the demands of the EU states concerned (Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia) to extend them even beyond that until the end of the year. “Any extension of these restrictions is entirely unacceptable and clea

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Sep 21, 2023
NEW DELHI/ABUJA. South Korea has issued a new tender for sesame seeds for the first week in October. Farmers reckon that rain will reduce production in India's state of Gujarat.
Sep 21, 2023
CHRUDIM. Producers reckon that the poppy seed crop will fall well short of official estimates. The Czech Statistical Office still needs to issue new estimates. Prices have risen.
Sep 20, 2023
SOFIA/KYIV. Reactions are quite diverse over the European Union's decision not to extend the import ban for certain agricultural products from Ukraine to neighbouring member states beyond 15 September.
Sep 18, 2023
NEW DELHI. Although the peanut harvest is underway in India, prices have taken a rather unexpected turn. News on the US crop is confusing and harvesting is well underway in China.