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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 16 January

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.

 

  • Soybean futures declined sharply on the CBOT yesterday and settled near session lows at US-$ 9.28¾ for March and $ 9.42 in the May contract, down 13½ cents in both positions and representing 4-week lows....
  • Current very low Indian veg. oil stocks will require larger imports in coming months. Palm oil imports at best stagnated at 2.4 Mn T in Oct/Dec, based on preliminary data....
  • Freight costs for vegetable oils and other commodities have increased in recent months as a result of stricter vessel fuel rules which came in force in Jan 2020....
  • US soybean crushings recovered to around 5.0 Mn T in December, the second largest volume ever reported for a single month....
  • There is apparently very little scope for a recovery of EU rapeseed crushings in July/June 2020/21. Preliminary production estimates in the FLASH...
 
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Wednesday 15 January

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 current setback in palm oil prices is likely to be only temporary. Political factors as well as technical factors are often of greater importance than fundamental factors. But only in the short-term. Medium to longer-term fundamentals will dominate price-making....
  • As of January 15, the Peruvian government stopped fishing in the north/centre region, promoting a further sizeable increase in Chinese fish meal prices so far this week ...
  • Palm oil export supplies are falling short of expectations. Production plummeted by 23% from a year earlier in Oct/Dec 2019....
  • World exports of sunflower oil are seen rising sharply this season, benefiting from ample supplies in the former Soviet Union countries on the one hand and very strong world import demand on the other...
  • Booming import demand from China for groundnuts and products is having significant repercussions on the world market....Details in the FLASH...
  • China has become the largest export destination for Indonesian palm oil. Detailed Nov trade data in the FLASH...
 
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Tuesday 14 January

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 volume and timing of Chinese purchases of US soybeans are to be seen as major price-determining factors if the Phase 1 trade deal is signed as scheduled on Jan 15...
  • In Malaysia, palm oil prices have come under considerable pressure owing to uncertainty about exports to India...
  • World trade in soya oil continued to recover from the low year-ago level in recent months. Shipments from five key countries increased by 10% from a year earlier in December....
  • In Oct/Dec 2019 import demand for soya meal had a favourable start into the 2019/20 season...
  • In South Africa farmers are still struggling to fulfill their planting intentions owing to dryness affecting some key growing regions in recent months....
  • UAE imports of rapeseed & canola are set to recover sharply in July/June 2019/20, promoted by tightening global rapeseed oil supplies and still relatively large Canadian canola stocks...
 
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Thursday 9 January

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.

 

  • US soybeans have become increasingly expensive relative to Brazilian origin...
  • The structure of Indian vegetable oil imports may change significantly after the Indian government on Jan 8 redefined the import policy...
  • CHINA: Imports of 8 oilmeals continued to increase to 441 Thd T in Nov...
  • CANADA: Exports of canola recovered to a six-month high of 914 Thd T in Nov owing to sharply higher shipments to...
  • RUSSIA: Higher than expected production and exports of sun oil and rape oil contrasted with lower than previously assumed soya oil shipments...
 
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