EU Oilseed Crush Up 5 Pct Jul/Aug

According to Oil World, oilseed crush in the EU-27 reached 5.8mmt in the first two months of marketing year 2008/09 (which runs July/June) and was thus 5% above the 5.7mmt crushed in the year-ago period.

Rapeseed crush rose almost 8% to 2.8mmt (2.6mmt), soybean crush was 4% higher at 2.5mmt (2.4mmt), while sunseed crush decreased to 479,000mt (542,000).