Tag: rapeseed

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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Strategie Grains lowers 2020 rapeseed estimate to just 19 million tons

Strategie Grains lowers 2020 rapeseed estimate to just 19 million tons

November 5, 2019 |

In France, Reuters reports that Strategie Grains as revised its 2020 rapeseed production estimate lower yet again to just 19 million metric tons, below the 20 million tons produced in 2018 but a recovery from the 16.9 million tons produced in 2019. The smaller crops resulting from extreme dry weather and pest challenges are expected […]

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Strategie Grains sees 2020 European rapeseed plantings at 5.94 million hectares

Strategie Grains sees 2020 European rapeseed plantings at 5.94 million hectares

October 7, 2019 |

In France, Reuters reports that Strategie Grains expects European rapeseed planted area to have fallen by 8% against the five-year average to 5.94 million hectares, but the area is still 7% higher than the area harvested this year. Farmers have been struggling with weather damage as well as performance as European regulations limit the inputs […]

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Rapeseed prices clearly exceed year-ago level, hitting EUR367 ($400) per ton

Rapeseed prices clearly exceed year-ago level, hitting EUR367 ($400) per ton

September 28, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the small EU rapeseed crop and firm forward prices drove up producer prices for rapeseed considerably. Also, feedstock demand from oil mills picked up over the past weeks. At the beginning of the 2019/20 marketing year, farm rapeseed prices climbed sharply. The rise was due to the small rapeseed harvest […]

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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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