The EU will reduce the import of rapeseed in 2017/18 MG
the European Commission predicts that in this season, the EU imported 3.46 million tons of rapeseed. It will be below the five-year average increased to 3.5 million tonnes In the 2016/17 season, the EU imported 4.7 million MT of rapeseed. The reduction of imports will be achieved due to the growth of rapeseed crop in the EU to 22.3 million tonnes to 20 million tonnes in 2016/17 MG.
the Production of rapeseed compared to the previous year has increased in France from 4.7 to 5.4 million tonnes, of the UK - from 1.78 to 2.09 million tonnes, Poland - from 2.28 to 2.7 million tons, Romania - from 1.75 to 1.94 million tons.
the Export potential of Ukraine in the current MG is estimated at 1,8-1,9 million tons of rapeseed, of which 1.68 million have been shipped so Good price and high demand has led to farmers increasing the acreage under rapeseed to 855 thousand hectares, which is 11% higher than plan, notwithstanding the unfavorable for planting through the August drought conditions.