Oilseeds Market Weekly Report: Russia & Ukraine (11/09/2006 – 15/09/2006)




Russian domestic market

Offer of sunflower seeds in South region increased due to activation of harvesting campaign.

The market of crude sunoil was not characterized by high trade-purchasing activity. Purchasers expected to see increasing quantity of offers of oil produced from new crop seeds.

The market of sunmeal noticed the imbalance of offer/demand.

Ukrainian domestic market

Improvement of weather conditions in many oblasts of sun seeds production gave the opportunity to renew active harvesting campaign resulted in price increasing.

The market of crude sunoil and meal noticed lack of offers of the plant product.

Mass entrance of new crop soya to the market is waited in one week.

Exporters dictated conditions on the market of rape. As a result, domestic prices for this crop increased.

Export market situation (Russia + Ukraine)

During the week, the situation on the export market of oilseeds and products in Russian ports remained stable. Conclusion of new external economic contracts was minimal.

Trade-purchasing activity on the export market of crude sunoil in Ukrainian ports remained low. The market of sunflower seeds activated in line with entrance of the new crop seeds to the market; it was expressed by increasing of purchasing prices.

Demand for rapeseeds is stable high.

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