Oilseeds and protein crops

Market data on production and trade for rapeseed, soya beans, sunflower seeds, broad beans and peas.

Oilseeds and protein crops

The EU produces around 30 million tonnes of oilseeds per year and it is traditionally a net importer. Most of the oilseeds are crushed to produce oils for food or biofuels use and meals for animal feed.The EU produces around 5 million tonnes of protein crops per year. Protein crops are used for food and feed purposes.

The interactive visualisations below offer a range of perspectives on production, import and export, including time series graphs, interactive maps, both at EU aggregated level and by Member State.

Dashboards & Reports

Oilseeds and protein crops prices Weekly oilseeds and protein crops prices per Member State as well as weighted averages over the Union. Prices can be viewed over an extended period or in the form of a year-to-year comparison. The source of the most recent data are Member State notifications through the ISAMM system. The Data Explorer permits downloading raw monthly data in MS Excel format for offline processing.
Oilseeds and protein crops production Monthly updated figures of gross production, area, and yield for different oilseeds and protein crops. Data can also be visualised on a map of Europe, and comparisons are offered with the previous year and with a 5-year trimmed average.
Oilseeds and protein crops trade Monthly import and export data per Member State and per partner country. Data are sourced from EUROSTAT (COMEXT system).
Oilseeds and protein crops dashboard A weekly update of several tables and graphs with the latest information on prices, production, trade, and crop conditions, from a wide range of EU and international sources.
Oilseeds short-term outlook The short-term outlook is published three times per year and is based on the latest data and the reflections of market experts within the European Commission. It includes also estimates and forecasts in addition to historical data. It covers EU oilseeds, oilmeals and vegetable oils, in a detail of rapeseed, soya beans, sunflower and palm oil (only for vegetable oils).