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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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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Chart of the Week

March 31, 2017

The most disappointing sector of the 2016/17 flax export program has been to the US. So far, exports through licensed

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Chart of the Week

March 23, 2017

The latest StatsCan data shows improved January export volumes at 62,000 tonnes, ahead of average for the month. The year-to-date

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Chart of the Week

March 18, 2017

In week 31, 35,000 tonnes of flax were exported, the largest weekly total in 2016/17. Most of these flax exports

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Chart of the Week

March 7, 2017

Despite the quieter export pace in 2016/17, flax ending stocks are expected to drop considerably from a year ago. A

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Chart of the Week

February 23, 2017

Earlier this month, StatsCan estimated Dec 31 flax stocks at 595,000 tonnes, with 90,000 in commercial hands and the rest

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Chart of the Week

February 23, 2017

Licensed flax exports so far in 2016/17 are 189,000 tonnes, in line with last year’s pace and ahead of the

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Chart of the Week

February 9, 2017

In late 2016, linseed prices in western Europe jumped due to restricted Russian imports. That prompted an increase in Canadian

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