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Vegetable oil prices under pressure due to coronavirus, rapeseed oil drops more than 18%

Vegetable oil prices under pressure due to coronavirus, rapeseed oil drops more than 18%

March 28, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the spread of the coronavirus sent global prices of crude oil and vegetable oil on a downward spiral. Rapeseed oil most recently cost EUR 690 per tonne. This translates to a more than 18 per cent decline within one month. Soybean oil stood at EUR 605 per tonne, down just […]

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More rapeseed meal in compound feeds despite declining production

More rapeseed meal in compound feeds despite declining production

March 22, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that whereas the use of oilseed meals from rapeseed and soybeans in feed production has dwindled over the past four years, the share of rapeseed meal has increased. The use of oilseed meals in compound feeds has declined continuously over the past four years. Whereas the share of soybean meal sagged […]

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Canadian rapeseed stocks saw slight decline, 4% drop year over year

Canadian rapeseed stocks saw slight decline, 4% drop year over year

February 15, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the forecasts for Canadian rapeseed and soybean sotcks have been lowered. However, both figures exceed the long-time averages. Statistics Canada recently published an estimate of its grain and oilseed stocks as at the end of the year 2019. The statistics agency put total oilseed stocks at 18.5 million tonnes. This […]

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Project results confirm development potential of biodiesel from rapeseed oil

Project results confirm development potential of biodiesel from rapeseed oil

February 9, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP published the “Biodiesel as an integral component of pioneering diesel fuels” report, which examines the segregation and aging processes of three promising, alternative diesel engine fuels – hydrogenated vegetable oils (HVO), polyoxymethylene dimethyl ether (OME) and rapeseed methyl ester (RME). The project results confirm the development potential of RME for biodiesel. In […]

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Small supply of rapeseed pushes producer prices climbing to over $440 (or €398) per ton

Small supply of rapeseed pushes producer prices climbing to over $440 (or €398) per ton

February 1, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that increasingly tight rapeseed supply has been driving producer prices, especially since November 2019. Ex-farm prices for rapeseed have risen since the beginning of the 2019/20 marketing year and significantly so over the past three months. Climbing EUR 32 per tonne from EUR 366 per tonne as at the beginning of […]

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Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

January 5, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that prospects of a tight rapeseed supply to the market both in the current and upcoming marketing year led to a sharp rise in prices in the run-up to Christmas – not only in the case of the oilseeds, but also of by-products. Oilseed meal prices had surged sharply since November. […]

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Global rapeseed plantings expected to jump 3 percent in 2020/21

Global rapeseed plantings expected to jump 3 percent in 2020/21

December 31, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that according to the latest information published by the International Grain Council (IGC), the global rapeseed area in 2020/21 will probably be up 3 per cent from the current marketing year to 35.5. million hectares. In the EU-28, Russia and China, the area is expected to increase. More specifically, the EU […]

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Global rapeseed area stable

Global rapeseed area stable

December 29, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that whereas the rapeseed areas in the EU-28, Russia and China are expected to see a slight rise in the coming marketing year, the production area will presumably remain constant in Canada and likely decline somewhat in Ukraine. According to the latest information published by the International Grain Council (IGC), the […]

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Share of domestic rapeseed in processing declines

Share of domestic rapeseed in processing declines

December 8, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that as in the previous year, the small rapeseed harvest has reduced the share of rapeseed from Germany in processing. The remaining demand will be covered by imports from other EU countries and the Ukraine. Supply of rapeseed depends foremost on the domestic harvest volume and consumption. One of the world’s […]

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Small rapeseed harvest is pushing up imports in Germany

Small rapeseed harvest is pushing up imports in Germany

November 10, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that modest per-hectare yields and a small production area led to the smallest rapeseed harvest in the EU in 13 years. EU imports have already just about doubled. The dry autumn of 2018 thwarted many a farmer’s sowing plans and led to the smallest EU rapeseed area in more than 10 […]

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