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Short and medium term requirements for and usage for fish meal and oilcake
(updated March 2010)

Table 1
Fish Meal and Oilcake balance sheet   (2007/2008-2009/2010) (April-March)
  Fish Meal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
Requirements / Sales 55 000 95 000 90 000 1 758 185 1 664 927 1 700 000
Available / Produced 91 700 82 500 77 500 494 557 565 181 665 334
Shortage / Imports (36 700) 12 500 12 500 1 263 628 1 099 746 1 034 666

2009/2010 – Estimate
Source: Fishing industry / AFMA Chairman's Report 2008/2009

Table 2
Fish Meal and Oilcake usage   (2007/2008-2009/2010) (April-March)
  Fish Meal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
AFMA Members 48 156 74 345 64 404 1 094 941 1 093 339 1 215 071
Non-AFMA Members 6 844 20 655 25 596 663 244 571 588 484 929
Total 55 000 95 000 90 000 1 758 185 1 664 927 1 700 000

Source: AFMA Chairman's Report 2008/2009
2009/2010 – Estimate
Non-AMFA members figures can also include unused stocks.

Table 3
The Main Raw Material usage by AFMA-members   (2007/2008-2009/2010) (April-March)
  Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%)
Raw Materials 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
Sunflower oilcake 167 836 2.67 248 884 4.93 315 098 5.91
Groundnuts oilcake 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0.00
Soy oilcake 752 073 15.35 716 143 14.18 695 099 13.03
Full fat soy 130 609 2.67 92 474 1.83 166 525 3.12
Cottonseed oilcake 19 068 0.39 19 886 0.39 18 942 0.36
Full fat cottonseed 9 074 0.19 4 902 0.10 4 718 0.09
Canola oilcake 2 963 0.06 2 147 0.04 2 605 0.05
Full fat canola 553 0.01 31 0.00 636 0.01
Copra and Palm Kernel 7 016 0.14 4 887 0.10 7 313 0.14
Maize Germ Oilcake 5 750 0.12 3 984 0.08 4 134 0.09
Total oilcake 1 094 941 22.34 1 093 339 21.65 1 215 071 22.77
Total maize products 2 627 498 53.61 2 844 879 52.46 2 921 670 54.76
Total fish-meal 48 156 1.12 74 345 1.47 64 404 1.21

Source: AFMA Chairman's Report 2008/2009
AFMA raw material usage April 2009 to March 2010.
* 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   (2007/2008-2009/2010) (April-March)
  Local (RSA + Namibia) Fish Meal production (ton) Imported Fish Meal (ton)
Year 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
RSA 85 000 75 000 70 000
Namibia ¹ 6 700 7 500 7 500
Total 91 700 82 500 77 500 (36 700) 12 500 12 500

Source: AFMA; SA Fishmeal Marketing Company
2009/2010 – Estimate
¹ Includes Russian trawlers operating in Namibian waters.

Table 5
Oilcake: local production and imports   (2007/2008-2009/2010)
Local Oilcake production (ton) Imported Oilcake (ton)
Year 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
Oilcake
Groundnuts oilcake 54 1 216 344
Sunflower oilcake 138 558 296 520 367 618 103 987 68 234
Soy cake 115 200 240 000 904 214 925 270
– Full fat 138 000 88 000 104 377 4 302
– Beans 93 600
Cotton cake 32 500 51 500 32 500 109 988 81 778
– Full fat 35 000 33 338 20 151
Other 7 425 11
Canola 21 945 21 560 11 000
Lupins 13 300 14 000 14 000
Copra and Palm Kernel
Total 494 557 565 181 665 334 1 263 673 1 099 746 1 034 666

Source: AFMA Chairman's report 2008/2009
2009/2010 – Estimate
The projected local production figures for soy and cotton reflect full fat and oilcake.

Table 6
Oilseed and Grain production in the RSA (ton)   (2006/2007-2010/2011 marketing season)
Crop 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011
White maize 4 187 400 4 315 000 7 480 000 6 775 000 7 803 200
Yellow maize 2 430 600 2 810 000 5 220 000 5 275 000 5 073 100
Sorghum 96 000 176 000 255 000 276 500 222 613
Groundnuts 74 000 58 000 88 800 99 500 98 470
Sunflower 520 000 300 000 872 000 801 000 477 865
Soybeans 424 000 205 000 282 000 516 000 586 950
Cotton seed ¹ 25 962 19 525 17 378 15 658 14 328
Wheat 2 105 000 1 905 000 2 130 000 1 919 800
Canola 36 500 38 150 30 800 40 310

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee; Seventh forecast for winter crops (23 February 2010) and first crop estimate for summer crops for the 2010/2011 marketing year (23 February 2010).
¹ Cotton South Africa

Table 7
Oilseed and Grain supply in the RSA (ton)   (2010/2011 marketing season)
Crop Opening stock Imports to RSA Production Total supply
White maize 1 258 000 0 7 803 200 9 061 200
Yellow maize 717 000 0 5 073 100 5 790 100
Sorghum 84 000 0 222 613 306 613
Groundnuts 51 000 10 000 98 470 159 470
Sunflower 266 000 60 000 477 865 803 865
Soybeans 113 000 2 000 586 950 701 950
Wheat 686 000 1 100 000 1 919 800 3 705 800
Canola 10 700 0 40 310 51 010

Source: Opening stock, import and production figures obtained from Grain South Africa.

Table 8
Area planted to Oilseed and Grain crops in the RSA   (2004/2005-2009/2010 production season)
  Ha Planted
Crop 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010
White maize 1 700 000 1 033 000 1 624 800 1 737 000 1 489 000 1 719 700
Yellow maize 1 110 000 567 200 927 000 1 062 000 938 500 1 036 700
Sorghum 86 500 37 150 69 000 86 800 85 500 75 775
Groundnuts 40 000 48 550 40 770 54 200 54 550 56 900
Sunflower 460 000 472 480 316 350 564 300 635 800 376 700
Soybeans 150 000 240 570 183 000 165 400 237 750 308 950
Wheat 830 000 805 000 764 800 632 000 748 000 642 500
Canola 44 250 40 200 32 000 33 260 34 000 35 060
Total 4 420 750 3 244 150 3 957 720 4 334 960 4 223 100 4 252 285

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee; First forecast to plant summer crops 2009/2010 production season (23 February 2010). Seventh forecast to plant winter crops 2009 production season (23 February 2010).

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