Tag: rapeseed

Rapeseed supply shortfall in EU

Rapeseed supply shortfall in EU

January 14, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the supply situation in the EU 28 rapeseed market continues to be tight in 2017/18. However, with production growing more strongly than consumption, imports are expected to decline. Stocks are set to remain stable. The EU Commission anticipates a year-on-year rise in rapeseed harvest of around 1.7 million tonnes to […]

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Rapeseed supplies predicted to shrink

Rapeseed supplies predicted to shrink

December 1, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that world rapeseed stocks are likely to dwindle further in the 2017/18 marketing year, falling to the lowest level in five years. The reason is that more rapeseed is being consumed than produced. In its latest estimate of the global rapeseed market published in November, the USDA revised the figures for […]

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Ex-farm rapeseed prices declined from previous year

Ex-farm rapeseed prices declined from previous year

November 3, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the volatility of German ex-farm prices of rapeseed was very low over the first four months of the 2017/18 marketing year. Wheras July and August producer prices clearly exceeded the previous year’s level, asking prices remained virtually unchanged in the weeks that followed. The difference from the previous year ranged […]

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Biodiesel wholesale prices increase yet remain one of lowest cost options

Biodiesel wholesale prices increase yet remain one of lowest cost options

October 14, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that wholesale prices for agricultural diesel and biodiesel have risen significantly since August. By contrast, rapeseed oil has been on a weaker trend. Agricultural diesel continued to be the lowest-priced option despite the price rise. Since the beginning of the year, wholesale prices for agricultural diesel, biodiesel and rapeseed oil have […]

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Germany’s rapeseed imports rose in 2016/17

Germany’s rapeseed imports rose in 2016/17

October 8, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that German exports of rapeseed oil hit a record high in the 2016/17 marketing year. Both EU member states and third countries purchased considerably more rapeseed oil than a year earlier. Germany’s exports of rapeseed oil saw a significant rise for the third consecutive year in 2016/17, the Federal Statistical Office […]

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Germany’s rapeseed imports rose in 2016/17

September 30, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that according to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, 2016/17 rapeseed imports increased to a record high of around 5.6 million tons. This translates to an around 1 per cent surge from the previous year to the highest quantity ever. The largest amount came from the EU-28, although its share dropped almost 10 […]

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Rapeseed harvest forecast looking up

Rapeseed harvest forecast looking up

August 27, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that despite adverse weather conditions in parts of the EU-28, the USDA raised its harvest estimate for the Community. Accordingly, the European Union is set to remain the world’s top rapeseed producer in 2017/18. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) changed its forecast of the 2017/18 global supply and demand balance for […]

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Rapeseed oil prices set to firm up but palm oil prices declined

Rapeseed oil prices set to firm up but palm oil prices declined

August 20, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that vegetable oil prices on the European cash market diverged. While rapeseed oil firmed, palm oil declined sharply. Trends for the coming weeks are mixed. Prices for rapeseed oil, soybean oil and sunflower oil continued to diverge. Whereas palm oil was on a continued downward trend due to abundant supply of […]

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Rapeseed meal prices drop 13% but soybean meal price stays steady

Rapeseed meal prices drop 13% but soybean meal price stays steady

August 5, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that German wholesale prices for rapeseed meal dropped substantially over the past few weeks. Asking prices dwindled by almost 13 per cent to the recent level of EUR 186 per tonne ex production facility. The reasons for the decline in prices were rising new-crop supply and waning feedstock prices, Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft […]

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French rapeseed yields seen meeting or beating 2009 record

French rapeseed yields seen meeting or beating 2009 record

August 1, 2017 |

In France, rapeseed production is expected to reach a record high with the latest tests showing an average of 3.8 metric tons per hectare, matching the 2009 record, with some regions showing yields as high as 4.5 tons per hectare or even 5 tons in those grown in deep soil. The farm ministry estimated average […]

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