Markets and Trade

Oilseeds, Oils & Meals. Monthly Price and Policy Update No.129, April 2020

Year of publication2020
AbstractIn March, FAO’s price index for oilseeds contracted for the second consecutive month, shedding 4.7 points (or 3.2 percent) and falling below the level recorded in the corresponding month of last year. The index for vegetable oils posted an even more pronounced fall of 19.0 points (or 12.0 percent), marking the lowest level recorded since October 2019. By contrast, FAO’s oilmeal price index strengthened further, gaining 13.0 points (or 8.0 percent) month-on-month, which lifted the indicator to a one-and-a-half year high.
Available inEnglish
Product typeDocument
SeriesOilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
Areas of workGlobal Commodity Markets
Keywordsoilseeds, market prices, forecasting