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2020

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

The month of August saw a rise in all threeFAO price indices trailing the oilseed complex. The oilseeds index increased for a third consecutive month, rising by 0.6 points (or 0.6 percent) and marking the highest level since January 2020. The price indices for oilmeals and vegetable oils posted more significant gains of, respectively, 3.7 and 5.5 points (or 4.6 and 5.9 percent). While all three indices fared above their...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

The month of July saw FAO’s price indices for oilseeds and vegetable oils rise to multi-month highs, gaining, respectively, 3.1 and 6.6 points (or 3.5 and 7.6 percent). By contrast, in the case of oilmeals, the price index only marginally recovered from the marked falls registered in May and June, up merely 0.5 points (or 0.6 percent) in July. Compared to their year-earlier levels, the oilseeds and oilmeals indices stood,...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In June, FAO’s price index for oilseeds recovered moderately from the nine-month low observed in May, gaining 2.0 points (or 2.3 percent). Mean-while, the vegetable oils index saw a marked rebound after declining for four months in a row, climbing by 8.8 points (or 11.3 percent) from its May value. By contrast, the oilmeal index continued declining, shedding 1.9 points (or 2.3 percent) month-on-month and reaching a six-month low. While...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In May, FAO’s price index for oilseeds remained virtually unchanged, shedding only 0.2 points(or 0.1 percent). At the same time, the oilmeal index declined sharply, losing 16.2 points (or10.1 percent) and reaching the lowest level since December 2019. The vegetable oils index also fell, decreasing by 3.7 points(or 2.6 percent) month-on-month, marking a fourth consecutive drop. While the indices for oilseeds and oilmeals fared, respectively, 3.8 and 3.6 percent above...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In April, FAO’s price index for oilseeds contracted slightly, shedding 0.7 points (or 0.5 percent) and marking the lowest level since September 2019. By contrast, FAO’s oilmeal index appreciated for the fifth consecutive month, gaining 1.6 points (or 0.9 percent) and posting a 20-month high. In the meantime, the vegetable oils index remained on a downward slope, losing another 7.2 points (or 5.2 percent), though still faring slightly above the...

Available in: English
Product type: Document
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In 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...

Available in: English
Product type: Document
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In February, after rising three months in a row, FAO’s price index for oilseeds posted a moderate drop, shedding 5.8 points (or 3.8 percent). Meanwhile, the vegetable oil price index saw a more pronounced drop of 18.2 points (or 10.3 percent), thus interrupting the upward trend observed since July 2019. By contrast, the oilmeal index remained virtually unchanged. Year-on-year, all three indices trailing the oilcrops complex fared above the respective...

Available in: English
Product type: Document
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

In January, FAO’s price indices tracking the oilcrops complex continued to rise. The oilseeds and oilmeals indices increased for the second consecutive month, gaining, respectively, 5.0 and 4.2 points (or 3.4 and 2.7 percent). While the oilseeds index climbed to the highest level since May 2018, the index for oilmeals remained below the value observed in the corresponding month of last year. As for vegetable oils, the price index rose...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2020

The month of December saw FAO’s three price indices related to the oilcrops complex appreciate. Month-on-month, the oilseed and oilmeal indices gained, respectively, 1.7 and 4.1 points (or 1.2 and 2.7 percent), but the strongest rise occurred in the vegetable oil segment, whit its index rising 14.1 points (or 9.4 percent) –marking the sixth increase in succession and the highest level since November 2017.

Available in: English
Product type: Document
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
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