Tag: rapeseed

Small EU harvest drives rapeseed prices

Small EU harvest drives rapeseed prices

September 15, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that whereas the small harvests in the EU and buoyant RME demand from the biodiesel industry sent rapeseed prices in Paris rising, US soybean prices were guided by mixed stimuli. Paris rapeseed prices have been on a steady rise since the beginning of March 2019. Reaching EUR 351.50 per tonne – […]

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German rapeseed oil exports fell 15 per cent

German rapeseed oil exports fell 15 per cent

August 31, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that German exports of rapeseed oil shrank for the second year running in the 2018/19 marketing year. Above all, demand from some EU member states dropped sharply. German exports of rapeseed oil slowed considerably in 2018/19 compared to the previous year and even decreased by as much as one third compared […]

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Canada to boost rapeseed exports to Europe for biodiesel

Canada to boost rapeseed exports to Europe for biodiesel

August 26, 2019 |

In Canada, Bloomberg reports that the country is looking to boost its rapeseed exports to Europe as biodiesel feedstock in light of an ongoing trade dispute with China that has been overshadowed by the country’s trade war with the US. Having lost much of its demand from China, rapeseed prices have fallen and are in […]

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Global rapeseed production covers demand despite drought

Global rapeseed production covers demand despite drought

July 7, 2019 |

In Germany, according to UFOP, in its current global rapeseed supply outlook for 2019/20, the International Grain Council (IGC) anticipates a considerable decline in world production. At the same time, global stocks are expected to rise to a record high. In its recent forecast for the 2019/20 marketing year, the IGC projects global rapeseed production […]

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Strategie Grains revises 2019/20 rapeseed production estimate lower to 2006/07 low

Strategie Grains revises 2019/20 rapeseed production estimate lower to 2006/07 low

June 10, 2019 |

In France, Reuters reports that Strategie Grains says European rapeseed production is likely to fall to 17.8 million metric tons during the 2019/20, down from its previous estimate of 18.85 million tons for the season following projection cuts in Germany and France as well as minor producers including Romania and Poland. The overall view is […]

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Reduced rapeseed processing

Reduced rapeseed processing

February 3, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that small rapeseed crops in Germany and the EU-28, inadequate third-country supply, unsatisfactory margins and, on top of all that, low water levels in rivers. German oil mills have processed less rapeseed in the running marketing year than a year earlier. Already in the marketing year 2017/18, German oil mills cut […]

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Rapeseed costs less than fuel oil

Rapeseed costs less than fuel oil

January 25, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that for years now, dramatically low prices have defined the level of revenues from rapeseed and soft wheat. The drought year 2018 did not do anything to change this. So anyone who is still talking about an inflationary effect of biofuel production, raises the “food or fuel” conundrum, or time and […]

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2018 drought – small harvest and low prices

2018 drought – small harvest and low prices

January 13, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that although the German rapeseed harvest was the smallest in 15 years, this fact is not reflected in farmers’ proceeds. Rapeseed producers received on average EUR 356 per ton in the first six months of the ongoing marketing year 2018/19. This was up just 2 per cent from the year-earlier period, […]

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UFOP publishes integrated pest management guidelines for rapeseed cultivation

UFOP publishes integrated pest management guidelines for rapeseed cultivation

December 29, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP’s guidelines on rapeseed cultivation describe the implementation of the eight general principles of integrated pest management in accordance with the current phytosanitary legislation in force in the EU. The voluntary development and implementation of such guidelines is enshrined in the National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products (NAPs). […]

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2019/20 world rapeseed production set to be stable

2019/20 world rapeseed production set to be stable

December 22, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the rapeseed area for the 2019 harvest is expected to increase in many countries, whereas in the EU it is anticipated to decline substantially. For this reason, the International Grain Council (IGC) assumes the global area planted with rapeseed to expand minimally by less than 1 per cent. Following an […]

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