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Lower EU import duties for Argentine biodiesel take effect

The European Commission published the Implementing Regulation cutting the anti-dumping duty for Argentina biodiesel imports in the Official Journal on Monday (September 18), meaning that the new rates of 4.5-8.1% entered into force yesterday (September 19).

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US Futures Review: Soybeans rise on strong demand news

US soybean futures closed higher Wednesday (September 20) with November rising 4 1/2¢ at USD9.70.

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Palm

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Weekly Review: Palm oil poised on production, export news

Some better news on the export front has helped bolster palm oil prices in a still choppy market under pressure from seasonally rising supplies.
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Overnight Futures Review: Soybeans lower on profit taking

Soybean futures were lower overnight as profit-taking after gains Wednesday weighed on prices.

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Indian edible oil imports to hit record high

Despite the Indian government raising its import duty on edible oils sharply last month, the country could end up importing a record 15.2 million tonnes during the current oil year (ending October 31).

India Palm Oil

Overnight Futures Review: Soy aided by Brazil weather worries

November soybean futures gained 3½¢ in overnight trading, supported by concerns about dryness in Brazil. 

Soy Futures

Overnight Futures Review: Soy oil mirrors palm declines

November soybean futures lost ¼¢, while December soybean meal futures were unchanged and December soybean oil futures lost 15 basis points. 

Soy Futures

Overnight Futures Review: Soybean sees slight drop, meal increases

November soybean futures lost ½¢ in overnight trading, while December soybean meal futures gained USD1.50 and December soybean oil futures lost 36 basis points overnight. 

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Weekly Review: Imports and Latin-America weather pull soybean market

A surprisingly active burst of importer buying has combined with recent lower forecasts for the next Latin American crop to pull soya futures off their recent lows. 
Soy Futures

US Futures Review: Soybeans post sharp gains on demand

Soybean futures closed with double-digit gains as November was up 13 1/2¢ at USD9.84 1/2.

Soy Futures

US Futures Review: Corn gains with help from soybeans

Corn futures ended higher Friday (September 22) with December gaining 3 1/4¢ at USD3.53 1/2, its highest mark since September.

Soy Futures

Overnight Futures Review: Soybeans gain on Brazil concerns

November soybean futures gained 7 1/2¢ in overnight trading on concerns about dryness in Brazil and technically driven buying close to the 200-day moving average.

Soy Futures

US Futures Review: Soybeans end firmer on strong export sales

Soybean futures settled with fractional gains Thursday (September 21) with November up 3/4¢ at USD9.70 3/4.

Soy Futures

Overnight Futures Review: Soybeans lower on profit taking

Soybean futures were lower overnight as profit-taking after gains Wednesday weighed on prices.

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Rapeseed

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Weekly Review: More Canadian and EU rapeseed

Canada has more rapeseed to dispose of than many in the markets expected a month ago – though hints of that adjustment coming were already offered by better than expected yields from the early harvests.
Rapeseed Futures

Weekly Review: Canola pivots on Canada harvest, erratic soy

Despite talk of some possible interruptions from rain showers, Canadian new crop harvest flow combined with a downturn in soy futures to propel canola values to multi-month lows this week.  

Rapeseed Production

French ministry sees rapeseed crop near record high

France’s farm ministry increased its estimate for the country’s rapeseed crop this year to 5.5 million tonnes, almost reaching the previous record of 5.6 mln tonnes set in 2009.

Rapeseed Wheat

Rapeseed futures pressured to 3-month low

Rapeseed and canola futures continue struggle this week under pressure from Canadian harvest progress and the impending reduction of EU tariffs on Argentine biodiesel imports.

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Indian veg oil imports remain high in August

Indian imports of edible oils in August recorded the second-highest level so far this Oil Year (Nov/Oct) at 1.337 million tonnes, thanks to higher volumes of palm oil.

Oils & Oilseeds Palm Oil

Australian wheat, canola output for 2017/18 revised down

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has cut its forecast for the country’s winter crop production - which includes wheat and canola – by 9% from its June estimate to 36.3 million tonnes, due to lower expected yields.

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Sunflower

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Indian edible oil imports to hit record high

Despite the Indian government raising its import duty on edible oils sharply last month, the country could end up importing a record 15.2 million tonnes during the current oil year (ending October 31).

India Palm Oil

Black Sea Oil Trade 2017: Ukraine sunflower crush margins expected to fall

Crush margins for sunflower seed in Ukraine, the world’s top exporter of sunflower oil, are expected to fall, according to Sergey Feofilov, director general of market analyst UkrAgroConsult.  

Sunflowerseed Ukraine

China targets national ethanol roll-out by 2020

China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported this week citing a government document.

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Egypt’s GASC buys sunflower oil

Egypt's state buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), has bought 16,500 tonnes of sunflower oil in a tender this week, traders said.

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Indian veg oil imports remain high in August

Indian imports of edible oils in August recorded the second-highest level so far this Oil Year (Nov/Oct) at 1.337 million tonnes, thanks to higher volumes of palm oil.

Oils & Oilseeds Palm Oil

South African sunflower production seen higher

South African sunflower seed production was seen higher again in the seventh estimate from the country’s Crop Estimates Committee (CEC), closer to its first forecast of the season made back in February.

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Coconut

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Cargill joins collaboration to boost sustainable coconut oil production

US commodities giant Cargill has joined German chemicals giant BASF, consumer goods group Procter & Gamble (P&G), and the German association for international cooperation (GIZ) to help establish a sustainable certified supply chain of coconut oil in the Philippines and Indonesia.

Coconut Oil Oils & Oilseeds

Analysis: Drought challenges Sri Lankan coconut oil market

The lagged effects of the prolonged drought that began last year and stretched well into 2017, as well as previous dry spells; have sharply reduced Sri Lanka’s coconut crop and nut size.

Coconut Oil Oils & Oilseeds

Analysis: Challenges face Indian castor seed sector

In the course of the last 20 years, India's domestic edible oil production has risen only about a third, whereas imports have surged 12 fold to 14.6 million tonnes, to keep pace with growing consumption. This dichotomy has turned India into the world's top buyer of cooking oils, mainly palm oil, with the country meeting nearly 70% of its total edible oil requirements through imports.

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Coconut pricing pressure should ease soon

Prices of Sri Lankan desiccated coconut and other coconut products have increased of late due to a low crop in the country but prices should ease over the next six to eight weeks as output starts to improve, Foodnews was told at the IFE at London’s ExCel last week.

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Market Report: Palm oil price drops drastically, near 5-month lows

Palm oil futures have remained close to the 5-month lows hit last week, with values falling sharply on Thursday, due to a technical sell-off and a bearish edible oils complex overall, at a time of year when the market normally sees some bullishness.

Coconut Oil Palm Kernel Oil

USDA Ag Attaché Reports: China, Indonesia, Ukraine, Canada, Peru, Thailand, Turkey & More

USDA Ag Attaché Reports: China, Indonesia, Ukraine, Canada, Peru, Thailand, Turkey & More

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Olive

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Brazilian olive oil imports rose by 11% y-o-y

Brazil’s olive oil imports increased by 11.0% in the first eight months of 2017, compared to the same period of 2016.

Olive Oil Brazil

Spanish olive oil prices remain firm

Spanish olive oil prices continue its steady rise this season, despite some setbacks, with prices still more than 30% higher compared with four-year averages.

Spain Olive Oil

Spanish olive oil exports up 22% y-o-y

Spanish olive oil exports during the eight months to May 2017 were up by 22% compared with the same period a year earlier, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment revealed today.

Oils & Oilseeds Olive Oil

Brazil olive oil production to rise

Rio Grande do Sul and Minas Gerais, the two largest olive oil producing states in Brazil, could double their olive oil output in 2018 to more than 200,000 litres, according to industry officials.

Oils & Oilseeds Olive Oil

Spanish olive oil production forecast to falter

Spain’s olive oil industry is set to produce 1.25 million tonnes of olive oil in the upcoming 2017/18 olive oil season, down from 1.28 mln tonnes in the previous season, announced the country’s large industrial olive oil refiner and olive-growing cooperative Oleoestepa in a new forecast.

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Commission data shows rising olive oil prices

Data released by the European Commission’s agriculture department, DG Agri, shows olive oil prices in the bloc continue to rise as production falters both inside and outside the EU.

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