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Flash

The 3-4 page FLASH is published daily from Tuesday to Friday and is circulated by e-mail. The report gives daily analyses, daily prices, forecasts and opinion on the pertinent market topics of today and tomorrow. It serves the world’s oilseed, oil and feed industries and other market participants with reliable and unbiased information.

SAMPLE

Thursday June 20

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

  • Shipments of soya oil from Argentina to North America increased sharply in May, contributing to the weakening of US soya oil prices relative to the world market.....

  • The price competitiveness of palm oil versus seed oils has continued to improve so far in June, reflecting increasing export supplies in Southeast Asia....

  • World exports of soya meal continued to sharply exceed the year-ago level in May, bringing the total to a new high of 32.3 Mn T in Jan/May 2024....Exports from they key countries in the FLASH...

  • Argentine soybean crushings matched expectations at 3.97 Mn T in May, a 2-year high.…Soya meal stocks at mills almost halved from a month earlier at the end of May, curbed by large exports....

  • EU soybean crushings reportedly dropped to a multi-year lows in April and May. However, the corresponding setback in EU soya meal output was more than offset by sharply higher imports in recent weeks....

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Wednesday June 19

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

  • Vegetable oil prices have strengthened relative to oilmeals in the cash and futures markets during the week in review.…

  • Russian harvesting of winter grains has started in a few areas 2-3 weeks ahead of normal due to pre-ripening caused by dryness and above-normal temperatures…

  • Ukraine exports of sunflower oil and meal have started to decline so far in June and this trend will continue in July and August if our estimate of sharply lower crushings of sunflowerseed materialize.…

  • A significant tightening of palm oil supplies is currently shaping up in Ivory Coast, probably affecting also other West African palm oil producing and consuming countries.…

  • Peruvian exports of fish oil and meal are set to recover sharply in Apr/Sept 2024. Preliminary trade data already indicate a sizeable increase in fish meal exports in May, following the year-on-year decline of 30% registered in Jan/April.…

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Tuesday June 18

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

  • World production estimates for palm oil are presented in the FLASH for calendar year 2025 as well as for Oct/Sept 2024/25. Considering reduced carryover stocks there will be a below-average growth in world supplies…

  • At the moment oilseeds and grains are generally developing under favourable conditions in North America, but weather uncertainties persist, as crops will move into critical phases of development in July and August…

  • In the first 2-3 weeks of June increasing soybean exports from Argentina and Uruguay partly offset the year-on-year decline in Brazilian soybean exports…

  • Coconut oil prices widening their premium over palmkernel oil and palm oil in Rotterdam…

  • In Russia grain and oilseed crops have benefited from improved rainfall in the first half of June…

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Thursday June 13

The following are the headlines of the respective FLASH report.

The full report (3-4 pages) is available either on a subscription basis (by e-mail) or can be purchased and downloaded individually.

  • Argentine farmers will sharply reduce corn plantings for next season, mainly in favour of soybeans .... Total plantings of grains are forecast to be reduced to a 4-year low of 18.8 Mn ha, while we anticipate the area sown to oilseeds to be increased to an 8-year high....

  • World production of sunflowerseed is currently forecast to rise by 1.9 Mn T on the year to around 60 Mn T in 2024/25...In many countries farmers have expanded plantings of sunflowers at the expense of other crops, bringing the harvested area to a new high of 30.9 Mn ha (up 1.2 Mn ha from a year earlier)...

  • Under the lead of Spain, world production is seen rebounding in Oct/Sept 2024/25, following two consecutive years of unusually low production and the need for demand rationing via extremely high prices....

  • Indian imports of the major veg. oils increased further to an 8-month high of 1.5 Mn T in May, necessitated by tight stocks. This represented a record for the month and exceeded the year-ago level by more than 40%.…

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