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Does flax make lazy?

by | Jun 8, 2021 | Flax Seeds, Oil Seeds

Due to holidays in Europe by the end of last week, there is a profound quietness in the flaxseed market [swpm_protected visible_to=”logged_in_users_only” custom_msg=’This content is for members only. Please login or sign up now.’] for raw material and cleaned seeds. The flax flows like a narrow lazy brook from Kazahkstan and Russia with a “clean stop” in Poland to Western Europe. The prices follow and mirror the movement. There is no heat at all. 610 EUR/mt FCA Kazakhstan, 595 EUR/mt FCA Russia (a tiny, tiny little price rise here) for raw material, and 810 – 820 EUR/mt FCA Poland for processed and cleaned flax has to be paid.

There is information from Kazakhstan about an increased area sown with flaxseed. There should be about 12 % more area sown with the flax compared to the last year. Do the Kazakhstans` farmers try to respond to the remarkable demand and price run from the 2020/2021 season?  Could they count for the steady increase? Let the topic continue…

flax seed origin raw material 97 % purity cleaned 99,9 % purity
Russia 595 EUR/t FCA
Kazakhstan 610 EUR/ t FCA
Canada 665 EUR/ t FCA
Poland 810 -820 eur/t FCA

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