USDA: forecast for the Black Sea sunflower seed crop raised by 800 KMT 13 January, 2020 at 18:01

In the January report, the USDA raised its estimate for the Black Sea oilseed crop in the 2019/20 season to 48.703 MMT (+800 KMT).

The increase is accounted for by upward adjustments to the forecasts for sunflower seed production in Russia (15.3 MMT).

 

USDA: Oilseed production estimates for Black Sea and CIS countries, KMT

 

Sunseed

Soybeans

Rapeseed

2019/20

January

2019/20

December

2019/20

January

2019/20

December

2019/20

January

2019/20

December

Ukraine

15 500

15 500

3 700

3 700

3 300

3 300

Russia

15 300

14 500

4 300

4 300

2 100

2 100

Kazakhstan

800

800

-

-

320

320

Moldova

900

900

-

-

50

50

Turkey

1 750

1 750

105

105

88

88

Belarus

-

-

-

-

490

490

Total

34 250

33 450

8 105

8 105

6 348

6 348