April 1 2014, 12:00 Source: APK-Inform Views: 637

Bulgaria: oilseeds exports in the current season

According to the Bulgarian market operators, the National Grain and Fodder Service of Bulgaria published its estimation of exports and stocks of the major oilseeds in the country as of March 1, 2014.

In particular, since the beginning of the season shipments of sunflower seed totaled 0.78 mln tonnes, which is quite high index. At the same time, the EU countries purchased 0.61 mln tonnes of the oilseed from the specified volume.

As of the reporting date, the carry-over stocks of sunflower seed in Bulgaria were declared at 0.8 mln tonnes. At the same time, the market operators believe that the country will need additional 270 thsd tonnes of the oilseed for ensuring the domestic consumption until beginning of the harvesting campaign.

As for rapeseed sector, the market operators reported that to date Bulgaria practically made away its export potential of the oilseed.


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