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2019

October has seen FAO’s price indices for oilseeds and derived products all appreciating month-on- month. The index for oilseeds rose sharply by 6.8 points (or 4.8 percent), marking the highest level since July 2018, while the oilmeal and vegetable oil indices followed suit, gaining, respectively, 2.0 and 0.7 points (or 1.3 or 0.5 percent). The indices for oilseeds and oils stood above their year-earlier levels, whereas the oilmeal index remained...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In September, FAO’s price indices for oilseeds and oilmeals recorded modest month-on-month movements: while the former notched up 0.9 points (or 0.7 percent), the latter softened by 0.9 points (or 0.6 percent), marking the lowest level since July 2017. At the same time, the vegetable oil index strengthened for the third consecutive month: at 135.8 points, the index gained 1.8 points (or 1.4 percent) month-on- month, setting a 13-month high....

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

FAO’s price index for oilseeds continued to fluctuate within a multi-year low range. In August, following two consecutive rises, the index dropped by 3.4 points (or 2.4 percent). The oil meal price index mirrored the downward correction observed for oilseeds, shedding 3.7 points (or 2.4 percent) and marking a 2-year low. By contrast, FAO’s price index for vegetable oils rose markedly in August, gaining 7.5 points (or 5.9 percent) and...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In July, the FAO price index for oilseeds gained 1.4 points (1.0 percent), appreciating for a second consecutive month and marking a 5-month high. By contrast, the oilmeal index fell sharply, dropping by 6.9 points (4.2 percent) and shedding most of the gains registered in June. Meanwhile, the vegetable oils price index recorded a timid recovery of 1 point (0.8 percent), after falling two months in a row. All three...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In June, FAO’s price index for oilseeds rebounded from the multi-year low registered during the previous month, gaining 6.3 points (or 4.7 percent), while the oilmeals index also strengthened by 8.2 points (or 5.3 percent). By contrast, the vegetable oil index dropped to a 7-month low, shedding 2.0 points (or 1.6 percent). All three indices fared below their year-earlier levels.

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In May, FAO’s price index for oilseeds dropped for a fourth consecutive month, shedding 5.3 points (or 3.8 percent) and marking the lowest level since June 2007. The vegetable oil index also fell, losing 1.3 points (or 1.0 percent) and staying at historically low levels. Meanwhile, the oilmeal price index inched up by 0.9 points (or 0.6 percent), yet remaining well below the year-earlier level.

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In April, FAO’s price indices for oilseeds and oilmeals continued to decline, shedding, respectively, 1.9 and 1.2 points (or 1.4 and 0.8 percent), while the index for vegetable oils notched up 1.1 points (or 0.9 percent). Remaining below their respective year-earlier levels, all three indices lingered around historical lows.

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In March, all three FAO price indices trailing the oilseed complex slipped downward. While the indices for oilseeds and oilmeals shed, respectively, 3.2 and 1.9 points (or 2.2 and 1.2 percent) from their February level, the vegetable oil index fell by as much as 5.9 points (or 4.4 percent), thus reversing the upward trend observed during the three preceding months. Although all three indices continued to fare below their respective year-earlier...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In February, FAO’s price index for oilseeds remained virtually unchanged for the second consecutive month. However, the oilmeal index continued its fall, losing another 9 points (or 5.5 percent) to hit its lowest value since October 2017. The price index for vegetable oils, on the other hand, appreciated for a third month in a row, gaining 2.3 points (or 1.8 percent). The three indices tracking the oilseeds complex all fared...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2019

In January, the FAO price indices for oilseeds and meals remained virtually unchanged. The oilseed index notched up 0.2 points (or 0.2 percent), whereas the meal index shed 0.6 points (or 0.4 percent). While both indices stood just below the level observed in the corresponding month of last year, the meal index fell short by one fifth from the peak recorded in April 2018. Meanwhile, FAO’s price index for vegetable...

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