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China In-Country Analysis

Oilseeds Soymeal Inventory Declines Following Month-Long Surge After four consecutive weeks of steady increases, the nationwide estimated soymeal inventory dropped slightly. While utilization rates for May have yet to be published, last week’s decline is likely due to a decrease in output as crushers have had to respond to falling prices and shrinking downstream demand. As a result, the total inventory was estimated at 1.21 MMT as of 11 May 2018, down just 8,400 MT (-0.7 percent) from the week prior. However, it has risen 422,300 MT (+53.79 percent) since mid-April and is up 78,600 MT (+7.0 percent) on an annualized basis. At the regional level, the trend was mixed with the biggest decrease, 25,500 MT (-25 percent) to 76,500 MT, in...

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