In comparison with last year the oilseed stocks in Ukraine has decreased
As 01.02.18 sunflower stocks in Ukraine amounted to 5,061 million tonnes, which is 7% lower than in the corresponding period last year, reports state statistics Committee. Compared to the 2017 year, the stocks of sunflower producers decreased by 6.6% to 2,649 million tons and at the enterprises for storage and processing – by 7.3% to 2,412 million tons.
soybean Stocks at reprocessing plants at that date decreased by 18.1% to 667,6 thousand tons compared to the same period last year, and stocks of rapeseed 24% 66.9 thousand tons
the Reduction in stocks of soybean and sunflower due to the production decrease on the background of increased exports and processing, and the decrease of inventories of rapeseed expansion of exports.
the price of sunflower oil remained stable, while demand for sunflower meal in the ports is increasing due to increasing prices of soybean meal, associated with drought in Argentina.
As of February 26, the price of demand for sunflower meal delivery in March – April is 215-225 $/t FOB. Offer price increased to 225-230 $/t FOB. During the current month the price demand and supply increased by an average of 35-40 $/t
the Price of sunflower seeds remained at the level of 11400-11600 UAH/t at the plant or 11100-11300 UAH/t ex-farm.