2022-04-27 | Palm oil export freeze causes prices for cooking oil to rise further
Indonesia has imposed a stop on palm oil exports. President Joko Widodo justified the move to secure supplies for the country's population. Due to the export ban, consumers worldwide must prepare for higher prices because palm oil is the most widely used vegetable fat. This decision does not only affect the availability of palm oil alone.

2022-04-20 | Outlook for sunflower seeds, season 2022/23
Farmers have already completed planting in southern Bulgaria. In the north, about 30% of the fields are still uncultivated and should be finished in the next 2 weeks. The sowing has gone well, and we hear the same from Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia, etc.!

2022-03-31 | Outlook for sunflower seeds season 2022/23
Today's situation
We are having a lot of discussions with local buyers of sunflower seeds kernels. The extreme price increases for sunflower seeds and other oilseeds are discussed in all meetings. The market participants' uncertainty is palpable and reminds us of the initial phase of the Corona pandemic when we all thought that this would herald the end of our trade. Things turned out quite differently because our economy proved to be much more robust, and consumers continued to spend.

2022-04-02 | Russia declared an export ban for sunflower seeds + sunflower seeds kernels + sunflower oil + rapeseed oil with immediate effect
24 h ago, the Russian agricultural ministry declared an export ban for sunflower seeds + sunflower seeds kernels + sunflower oil + rapeseed oil with immediate effect until August 2022. With the export default on sunflower seeds and oil from Ukraine, we are now running into a significant shortage. We expect -42% production of sunflower seeds from Ukraine will see a sigificant shift of demand to Bulgaria and Romania very soon.
2022-03-24 | Oilseeds: World Markets and Trade March 2022 – report
The USDA published its monthly oilseeds report on 9 March 2022. The global trade, production, and consumption figures of the main oilseeds, soy, palm, flax, and sunflower, are regularly scrutinized. The USDA has analyzed the market situation as follows: