Denmark Supplies 50% Of Rapeseed Oil Imports of Sweden
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The total Oilseed crop was estimated to be 0.42 million tons in Sweden last year, 27% higher than the average for 2017-2021 and an increase of 23% compared to 2021. The area under cultivation of Rape and turnip Rapeseeds was 105.93 thousand hectares in December of 2021, according to the EUROSTAT. Canola, or Rapeseed, is a popular crop grown in southern Sweden. Autumn Rape is expected to account for 92% of the Oilseed crop and was projected to have a total harvest of 0.39 million tons. The total harvest of autumn Canola was forecast to increase by 19% compared to the previous year. The increase is due to larger areas. Winter Rapeseed is the only Oilseed crop expected to decrease, which is 25%, explained by the area reduction of 36%.
According to the forecast, autumn Rapeseed has the highest hectare yield among the Oil crops. The yield per hectare is estimated at 3,390 kg/ha. That’s a marginal increase over the previous year and a 3% increase over the 2017-2021 average. Other Oilseed crops are also expected to have a higher hectare harvest compared to last year. Spring Rapeseed is the Oilseed crop with the lowest yield per hectare for 2022, with 1,040 kg/ha.
The yield of winter Rape is assumed to be at almost the same level as last year (3,390 kg/ha). The yield of spring Rape is estimated to increase by 10%. Both winter turnip Rape and spring turnip Rape are expected to increase. Canola made up 96% of the total Oilseed crop. The area cultivated with winter Rape was expected to be 88% of the total area for Oilseeds.
In 2020, Sweden imported Rapeseed Oil worth $227 million, becoming the 7th largest importer of Rapeseed Oil in the world. In the same year, Rapeseed Oil was the 135th most imported product in Sweden. Sweden imports Rapeseed Oil primarily from: Denmark ($124 million), Belgium ($43.4 million), Germany ($17.6 million), the United Kingdom ($11.8 million), and France ($7.13 million).
The same year, Sweden exported Rapeseed Oil worth $35.8 million, making it the world’s 22nd most significant exporter of Rapeseed Oil. During the period, Rapeseed Oil was the 389th most exported product in Sweden. The leading destination of Rapeseed Oil exports from Sweden is Norway ($13.9 million), Germany ($6.92 million), the Netherlands ($5.76 million), France ($2.03 million), and Poland ($1.42 million). The fastest-growing export markets for Rapeseed Oil in Sweden between 2019 and 2020 were Norway ($5.31 million), the Netherlands ($1.76 million), and France ($1.21 million).
Swedish Sunflower/Safflower Seeds Oil Trade
In 2020, Sweden imported Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil crude worth $24.5 million, becoming the 35th largest importer of Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil crude globally. In the same year, Sunflower Seed, or Safflower Oil, crude was Sweden’s 938th most imported product. Sweden imports Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil crude primarily from: the Netherlands ($18.2 million), Greece ($2.1 million), Germany ($1.69 million), the United Kingdom ($1.03 million), and Mozambique ($753k).
The same year, Sweden exported $480k in crude Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil, making it the 50th largest exporter of Sunflower-seed or Safflower Oil crude in the world. During the period, Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil, crude was the 3006th most exported product in Sweden. The leading destination of Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil, crude exports from Sweden are France ($218k), Finland ($163k), Greece ($60.7k), Denmark ($34k), and Norway ($2.29k). The fastest-growing export markets for Sunflower Seed or Safflower Oil crude in Sweden between 2019 and 2020 were France ($209k), Finland ($162k), and Norway ($1.97k).
Other sources: JORDBRUKSVERKET
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