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Short and medium term requirements for and usage for fish meal and oilcake
(updated April 2015)

Table 1
Fish Meal and Oilcake balance sheet   (2012/2013-2014/2015) (April-March)
  Fish Meal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
Requirements / Sales 45 000 25 000 45 000 1 877 671 1 979 065 2 084 747
Available / Produced 85 000 65 000 85 000 969 100 969 100 1 173 905
Shortage / Imports -40 000 -40 000 -40 000 908 571 1 009 965 910 842

2014/2015 – Estimate
Source: Fishing Industry; AFMA Chairman's Report 2014/2015

Table 2
Fish Meal and Oilcake usage   (2012/2013-2014/2015) (April-March)
  Fish Meal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
AFMA Members 41 875 19 770 29 027 1 254 487 1 272 823 1 338 005
Non-AFMA Members 3 125 5 230 15 973 623 184 706 242 746 742
Total 45 000 25 000 45 000 1 877 671 1 979 065 2 084 747

Source: AFMA website
2014/2015 – Estimate
Non-AMFA members figures can also include unused stocks.

Table 3
The Main Raw Material usage by AFMA-members   (2012/2013-2014/2015) (April-March)
  Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%)
Raw Materials 2012/2013   2013/2014   2014/2015  
Sunflower oilcake 290 032 4.70 294 583 4.58 302 901 4.50
Groundnut oilcake 1 759 0.03 1 917 0.03 777 0.01
Soy oilcake 814 604 13.19 821 670 12.78 866 088 12.88
Full fat soy 77 876 1.26 75 267 1.17 95 873 1.43
Cottonseed oilcake 17 539 0.28 20 892 0.32 14 334 0.21
Full fat cottonseed 9 436 0.15 10 340 0.16 7 713 0.11
Canola oilcake 14 847 0.24 23 555 0.37 29 190 0.43
Full fat canola 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00
Copra and Palm Kernel 27 969 0.45 23 231 0.36 19 995 0.30
Maize Germ Oilcake 425 0.00 1 368 0.02 1 134 0.02
Total oilcake 1 254 487 21.52 1 272 823 19.79 1 338 005 19.89
Total maize products 3 199 641 51.80 3 324 316 51.69 3 484 314 51.80
Total fish meal 41 875 0.68 19 770 0.31 29 027 0.43
Feed 6 176 151   6 397 563   6 726 288  

Source: AFMA website
AFMA raw material usage April 2014 to March 2015.
* Note: total oilcake in Table 3 include all oilcake and not only specific oilcake items listed in Table 3.

Table 4
Fish Meal: local production and imports   (2012/2013-2014/2015) (April-March)
  Local (RSA + Namibia) Fish Meal production (ton) Imported Fish Meal (ton)
Year 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
PROJECT
2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
RSA 70 000 65 000 85 000 85 000      
Namibia ¹ 14 000 13 000 13 000 13 000      
Total 84 000 78 000 80 000 80 000 -40 000 -40 000 -40 000

Source: AFMA; SA Fishmeal Marketing Company
2014/2015 – Estimate
¹ Includes Russian trawlers operating in Namibian waters.

Table 5
Oilcake: local production and imports   (2013/2014-2014/2015)
  Local Oilcake production (ton) Imported Oilcake (ton)
Year 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
PROJECT
2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
PROJECT
Oilcake:            
Groundnuts oilcake 0 0 0 588 777 777
Sunflower oilcake 278 297 320 842 258 400 166 273 61 434 60 000
Soy cake 449 272 628 990 657 000 728 150 610 022 574 525
  - Full fat 155 654 118 598 120 000      
  - Beans       468 103 051 150 000
Cotton cake       127 604 121 082 121 082
  - Full fat 5 602 8 740 19 098 37 232 37 000 37 000
Other:            
Canola 66 275 72 865 72 865 0 0 0
Lupins 14 000 14 000 14 000 0 0 0
Copra & Palm Kernel       57 035    
Total 969 100 1 164 035 1 141 363 1 117 350 933 366 943 384

Source: AFMA website
2014/2015 – Estimate
The projected local production figures for soya and cotton reflect full fat and oilcake.
South African Supply and Demand Estimate Report NAMC 27 March 2015.

Table 6
Oilseed and Grain production in the RSA (ton)   (2011/2012-2015/2016 marketing season)
Crop 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
White maize 6 052 000 6 740 000 5 545 000 7 710 000 4 639 400
Yellow maize 4 308 000 5 090 000 6 145 000 6 540 000 5 026 950
Sorghum 155 000 135 500 147 200 265 000 158 300
Groundnuts 64 250 59 000 41 500 74 500 67 845
Sunflower 860 000 522 000 557 000 832 000 578 600
Soybeans 710 000 650 000 784 500 948 000 942 850
Cotton seed ¹ 31 373 22 326 26 300 8 740 19 098
Wheat 2 005 000 1 870 000 1 870 000 1 775 534 1 775 534
Canola 58 800 79 000 112 041 123 500 123 500

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee; Final production estimate for winter crops and first crop estimate for summer crops for the 2015/2016 marketing year (26 February 2015).
¹ Cotton South Africa.

Table 7
Estimated Oilseed and Grain supply in the RSA (ton)   (2015/2016 marketing season)
Crop Opening stock Imports to RSA Production Exports Total supply
White maize 1 239 074 50 000 4 639 400 580 000 5 348 474
Yellow maize 1 065 945 500 000 5 026 950 185 000 6 407 895
Sorghum 122 842 0 158 300 24 000 257 142
Groundnuts 13 300 0 67 845 16 000 65 145
Sunflower 47 116 61 000 853 325 50 961 391
Soybeans 63 054 150 000 942 850 500 1 155 404
Wheat 489 253 1 668 412 1 870 000 268 451 3 759 214
Canola 12 500 0 123 500 0 136 000

Source: Opening stock, import and export figures obtained from South African Supply and Demand.
Estimates Report, National Agricultural Marketing Council, 27 March 2015.

Table 8
Area planted to Oilseed and Grain crops in the RSA   (2009/2010-2014/2015 production season)
  Ha Planted
Crop 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
White maize 1 719 700 1 418 300 1 636 200 1 617 200 1 551 200 1 460 000
Yellow maize 1 022 700 954 000 1 063 000 1 164 000 1 137 000 1 204 800
Sorghum 86 675 69 200 48 550 62 620 78 850 70 500
Groundnuts 57 450 55 150 45 450 46 900 52 125 58 000
Sunflower 397 700 642 700 453 350 504 700 598 950 568 000
Soybeans 311 450 418 000 472 000 516 500 502 900 687 300
Wheat 642 500 558 100 604 700 511 200 505 500 476 570
Canola 35 060 34 820 43 510 44 100 72 165 95 000
Total 4 273 235 4 150 270 4 366 760 4 467 220 4 498 690 4 620 170

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee: First production estimate to plant summer crops 2015 production season (25 March 2015). Area estimate to plant winter crops 2014 production season (25 March 2015).

Table 9
Note on Marketing Season for Summer and Winter crops
Crops Season
White maize May-April
Yellow maize May-April
Sorghum April-March
Groundnuts March-February
Sunflower January-December
Soybeans January-December
Wheat October-September