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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

Wednesday 8 April

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.

  • Soya meal prices came under considerable pressure during the week in review, as concern about South American export delays eased – at least for the time being....It is now expected that Argentine soybean crushings will turn out higher than expected in April...
  • World sunflowerseed exports will be lower than assumed hitherto in the second half of this season, forcing some countries to reshuffle their import portfolio towards higher purchases of sun oil and meal and/or of alternative products....
  • Reduced arrivals and smaller than previously expected supplies of other oilmeals and DDGS sparked a rally in EU palmkernel meal prices in recent days....
  • Limited supplies are likely to keep Australian canola shipments subdued at only about 0.5-0.6 Mn T in Mar/Sept 2020...
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Tuesday 7 April

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 are showing diverging trends. Sun oil prices have recovered at the Black Sea locations ...South American soya oil has been struggling to follow, resulting in a widening of the discount to Ukrainian sun oil to US-$ 90-100...
  • Chinese soybean imports are set to increase sizably in April, reversing the decline registered in March. This will be almost exclusively on account of South American soybeans, as the share of arrivals of US and Canadian soybeans will probably plunge to....
  • Brazilian soybean production is turning out lower than expected...In Rio Grande do Sul roughly 50% of the soya crop may be lost...
  • India imports of palm oil declined further to extremely low levels in March.... Details in the FLASH
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Thursday 1 April

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 of biodiesel will be much smaller than expected in 2020. In today's FLASH we provide our new forecasts for the individual countries and look at implications...
  • In Brazil the spreading of COVID-19 has intensified lately. Logistical bottlenecks and export delays likely to occur in the next few weeks...
  • In March Brazilian port activity was still close to normal, facilitating a boost in soybean exports to China by roughly 4 Mn T or 70% from a year earlier...
  • In Argentina delays are expected in the next few weeks in the harvesting of soybeans and corn as well as in winter wheat plantings as a result of measures taken in combination with COVID-19...
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Wednesday 1 April

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.

  • The surprisingly large US corn planting intentions of 97.0 Mn acres triggered some scepticism in the trade and it remains to be seen whether some switches to soybeans will occur when it comes to actual plantings...
  • Additional large export sales of Brazilian soybeans in recent days, mainly to China but there is an increasing risk of export delays in coming weeks...
  • Russia and Kazakhstan announced export restrictions for sunflowerseed, soybeans and other agricultural products...
  • EU rapeseed imports have reached a record 4.9-5.0 Mn T so far this season, up 37% from a year earlier...
  • In China fish meal consumption continued to increase in the latest week...
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