ZMP Cockpit – News Summary

Potato demand in Eastern Europe remains steady

Poland is a major player in new potatoes. Usually there is a large supply and the farmers always want to sell their production quickly. There was always a sufficient supply on the open market. This is also because after the early potatoes the fields are used for vegetables such as cauliflower. But things were different this year, reports Polish potato trader Lukas Ostrowicz. The offer was from...
  • Demand for potato imports in Poland is rising
  • Brexit is reducing the continental supply
  • China charges US goods with tariffs between 10 and 15%
  • High Russian harvest pushes on the export markets
  • Factories are well stocked with frit raw material

ZMP Market Analyses

  • The quotes for processing potatoes

    Since the middle of November the price index for processing potatoes is listed on the EEX in Leipzig again. This index represents the average spot market quotations for goods that are free (from farm stock) the standard varieties for prompt delivery in the Western European countries. Through this index and the futures market prices, the market...

  • Market situation for processing potatoes

    The potato crop in Western Europe was completed in the last few days. The mostly weak this year qualities and yields could be harvested thus at least completely. From the individual countries, the statistical authorities so after report the estimated results that indicate a...

  • The courses at the tipping point?

    On the potato futures market the courses are in recent weeks increasingly under pressure. The Rodearbeiten progressed very well until mid-October with nearly ideal conditions, so that the processors had no difficulties with the supply contract goods. The income and strength...

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