Chart of the Week

June 15, 2017

In Europe, linseed prices have been moving sideways in recent weeks, a sign of a well-balanced market. At US$420 per

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June 6, 2017

Movement of flax through the elevator system has slowed considerably in recent weeks. That’s not unusual during planting season, but

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June 5, 2017

Canadian flax exports have been weaker so far in 2016/17 and although shipments are moving out, there aren’t signs of

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May 23, 2017

After declining earlier this spring, flax bids in all three prairie provinces have started to turn sideways again in the

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Chart of the Week

May 10, 2017

Last week, StatsCan reported of on-farm stocks of flax were 328,000 tonnes, with another 76,000 in commercial hands. This total

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Chart of the Week

May 2, 2017

Flax imports by China were a little slower to start 2017 but the pace is improving. These imports have been

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April 26, 2017

In its Seeding Intentions report, StatsCan estimated 2017 flax seeded area at 1.115 million acres. That’s 19% larger than last

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Chart of the Week

April 20, 2017

Flax exports tend to move in a stepwise fashion, with offshore exports providing most of the gains. So far in

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April 12, 2017

Based on a farmer survey in March, the USDA estimated 2017 flax seeded area at 313,000 acres. That’s 16% fewer

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Chart of the Week

April 4, 2017

In the past couple of weeks, average flax bids in the western prairies jumped, gaining $0.50-1.00 per bushel. These gains

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