Strategie Grains trims EU rapeseed crop estimate again


Consultancy Strateg ie Grainslowered its forecast for this year's rapeseed harvest in theEuropean Union for the second month in a row, citing hamperedcrop development in top producing countries Germany, France,Britain and Poland.

The firm now expects EU rapesee d production to be 22.2million  to nnes, down from 22.5 million estimated a month ago and22.8 million projected two months ago, although that is stillslightly above 2017 production.

In a monthly oilseed  report, Strategie Grains left virtually unchanged its projections for 2018 sunflower seed and soybeanproduction in the EU.


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