USDA: forecast for the Black Sea oilseed crop raised by 0.4 MMT 14 February, 2020 at 15:02

In the February report, the USDA raised its estimate for the Black Sea 2019/20 oilseed crop to 49.136 MMT (+0.433 MMT).

The increase is accounted for by upward adjustments to the sunflower seed production forecast for Ukraine (16 MMT, or +0.5 MMT), though that for Moldova was reduced to 0.806 MMT (-0.094 MMT).

The figure for Moldova’s rapeseed crop was increased to 0.077 MMT (+0.027 MMT).

 

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

 

Sunseed

Soybeans

Rapeseed

2019/20

February

2019/20

January

2019/20

February

2019/20

January

2019/20

February

2019/20

January

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