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Trade conflict puts damper on USDA export outlook

Trade conflict puts damper on USDA export outlook

July 22, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture expects the U.S. export potential to shrink because of the slowdown in demand from China in the wake of the trade dispute with the U.S. The USDA raised its forecast of 2018/19 US soybean production and now expects output to reach 117.3 million tonnes, up […]

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China’s rapeseed consumption on a sharp increase

China’s rapeseed consumption on a sharp increase

February 17, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that world rapeseed stocks are likely to dwindle more strongly than previously expected in the 2017/18 marketing year, yet China’s figures have been unexpectedly adjusted. In its February forecast of the global rapeseed market, the USDA left figures for most market parameters unchanged. Global rapeseed production was seen at just less […]

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Global soybean output to be second largest ever

Global soybean output to be second largest ever

January 27, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the current marketing year is likely to see the world’s second largest soybean crop on record, and that while the weather in Argentina spawns uncertainty, the Brazilian outlook is surprisingly positive. There are signs that global soybean supply will again be ample in the 2017/18 marketing year. Whereas the US […]

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Grain used for feed production trends upwards

Grain used for feed production trends upwards

January 7, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that Global production of grains in the 2017/18 marketing year, an estimated 2.1 billion tonnes, is intended for human consumption, but also used as a livestock feed and feedstock in bio-ethanol production. At 44 per cent, the largest part of the grain harvests goes into feeding troughs, trending upward. By contrast, […]

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German biodiesel exports climbed in 2017

German biodiesel exports climbed in 2017

December 31, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that between January and September 2017, biodiesel exports climbed around 11% to 1.16 million tons. Just about 94% were shipped to EU-28 countries. This was up 16% from the previous year. The biggest recipient of German biodiesel was the Netherlands with imports seeing a 1.5% rise to 428,000 million tons. Demand […]

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Vegetable oil prices on the rise

Vegetable oil prices on the rise

October 28, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the vegetable oil price index of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) rose to a seven-month high in September 2017. Above all, the firmer prices for palm and soybean oil contributed to the surge. Asking prices for vegetable oils firmed significantly in the third quarter of […]

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