Ukraine. Early-October oilseed inventories higher than last year 24 October, 2018 at 15:10

According to current information of the State Statistics Service, sunseed stocks in Ukraine totaled 6736.3 KMT as of October 1, 2018 that is up 15.6% from the same date last year (5826.4 KMT). This included 3902,6 KMT held on farms (up 337.9 KMT, or 9.5% from October 1, 2017) and 2833.7 KMT at storage and processing facilities (up 572.1 KMT, or 25.3% on the year).

As of October 1, 2018, crusher soybean stocks were down 13% year-on-year at 642.6 KMT against 738.2 KMT on October 1, 2017. Rapeseed stocks as of the reporting date were higher than a year ago (517.4 KMT against 481 KMT, respectively) due to an earlier start of this year’s harvest.