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Short and medium term requirements for and usage for fishmeal and oilcake
(updated September 2013)

Table 1
Fishmeal and Oilcake balance sheet   (2010/2011-2012/2013) (April-March)
  Fishmeal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013
Requirements / Sales 37 000 45 000 45 000 1 857 490 1 856 360 1 877 671
Available / Produced 94 000 105 000 85 000 624 912 766 927 760 321
Shortage / Imports -57 000 -60 000 -40 000 1 232 578 1 089 433 1 117 350

2012/2013 – Estimate
Source: Fishing Industry; AFMA Chairman's Report 2011/2012

Table 2
Fishmeal and Oilcake usage   (2010/2011-2012/2013) (April-March)
  Fishmeal (ton) Oilcake (ton)
Year 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013
AFMA Members 30 754 26 492 41 875 1 255 258 1 329 583 1 254 487
Non-AFMA Members 6 246 18 508 3 125 602 232 526 777 623 184
Total 37 000 45 000 45 000 1 857 490 1 856 360 1 877 671

Source: AFMA Chairman's Report 2011/2012
2012/2013 – Estimate
Non-AMFA members figures can also include unused stocks.

Table 3
The Main Raw Material usage by AFMA-members   (2010/2011-2012/2013) (April-March)
  Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%) Total (ton) Inclusion rate (%)
Raw Materials 2010/2011   2011/2012   2012/2013  
Sunflower oilcake 256 841 4.64 279 765 4.55 290 032 4.70
Groundnuts oilcake 138 0.00 2 045 0.03 1 759 0.03
Soy oilcake 815 958 14.75 885 988 14.42 814 604 13.19
Full fat soy 142 758 2.58 122 772 2.00 77 876 1.26
Cottonseed oilcake 17 142 0.31 14 291 0.23 17 539 0.28
Full fat cottonseed 5 704 0.10 7 611 0.12 9 436 0.15
Canola oilcake 5 974 0.11 9 071 0.15 14 847 0.24
Full fat canola 1 056 0.02 0 0.00 0 0.00
Copra and Palm Kernel 7 425 0.13 8 011 0.13 27 969 0.45
Maize Germ Oilcake 2 261 0.04 29 0.00 425 0.00
Total oilcake 1 255 258 22.69 1 329 583 21.67 1 254 487 21.52
Total maize products 3 034 924 54.87 3 236 414 58.68 3 199 641 51.80
Total fishmeal 30 754 0.56 26 492 0.43 41 875 0.68

Source: AFMA Chairman's Report 2011/2012
AFMA raw material usage April 2012 to March 2013 scaled up to a twelve month period.
* Note: total oilcake in Table 3 include all oilcake and not only specific oilcake items listed in Table 3.

Table 4
Fishmeal: local production and imports   (2010/2011-2012/2013) (April-March)
  Local (RSA + Namibia) Fishmeal production (ton) Imported Fishmeal (ton)
Year 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013
RSA 72 000 90 000 70 000      
Namibia ¹ 22 000 15 000 15 000      
Total 94 000 105 000 85 000 -57 000 -60 000 -40 000

Source: AFMA; SA Fishmeal Marketing Company
2012/2013 – Estimate
¹ Includes Russian trawlers operating in Namibian waters.

Table 5
Oilcake: local production and imports   (2010/2011-2012/2013)
  Local Oilcake production (ton) Imported Oilcake (ton)
Year 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013
Oilcake:            
Groundnuts oilcake 3 1 1 1 235 588
Sunflower oilcake 249 984 336 966 233 268 103 062 57 159 166 273
Soy cake 152 000 227 600 364 240 989 112 922 499 728 150
  - Full fat 149 600 120 160 105 120      
  - Beans       357 1 083 468
Cotton cake 7 500     87 354 68 333 127 604
  - Full fat 25 000 40 000 11 562 17 928 11 763 37 232
Other:            
Canola 22 825 24 200 31 130      
Lupins 18 000 18 000 15 000      
Copra & Palm Kernel       34 764 28 361 57 035
Total 624 912 766 927 760 321 1 232 578 1 089 433 1 117 350

Source: AFMA Chairman's report 2011/2012
2012/2013 – 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)   (2009/2010-2013/2014 marketing season)
Crop 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014
White maize 6 775 000 7 822 400 6 052 000 6 740 000 5 580 300
Yellow maize 5 275 000 5 220 600 4 308 000 5 090 000 5 933 100
Sorghum 276 500 220 093 155 000 135 500 154 494
Groundnuts 99 500 87 880 64 250 59 000 42 300
Sunflower 801 000 516 265 860 000 522 000 566 600
Soybeans 516 000 560 950 710 000 650 000 787 100
Cotton seed ¹ 15 658 14 793 31 373 22 326 11 545
Wheat 1 958 000 1 430 000 2 005 000 1 870 000 1 784 950
Canola 40 350 36 900 58 800 79 000 113 001

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee; First production estimate for winter crops (27 August 2013) and seventh crop estimate for summer crops for the 2013/2014 marketing year (27 August 2013).
¹ Cotton South Africa.

Table 7
Oilseed and Grain supply in the RSA (ton)   (2013/2014 marketing season)
Crop Opening stock Imports to RSA Production Exports Total supply
White maize 757 000 85 000 5 580 300 650 000 5 772 300
Yellow maize 660 000 40 000 5 933 100 1 030 000 5 603 100
Sorghum 48 300 40 000 154 494 40 000 202 794
Groundnuts 17 800 20 000 42 300 15 000 65 100
Sunflower 114 400 11 700 566 600 0 692 700
Soybeans 175 900 800 787 100 4 000 959 800
Wheat 601 000 1 550 000 1 784 950 251 000 3 684 950
Canola 24 500 0 113 001 0 137 501

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

Table 8
Area planted to Oilseed and Grain crops in the RSA   (2008/2009-2013/2014 production season)
  Ha Planted
Crop 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014
White maize 1 489 000 1 719 700 1 418 300 1 636 200 1 617 200  
Yellow maize 938 500 1 022 700 954 000 1 063 000 1 164 000  
Sorghum 85 500 86 675 69 200 48 550 62 620  
Groundnuts 54 550 57 450 55 150 45 450 46 900  
Sunflower 635 800 397 700 642 700 453 350 504 700  
Soybeans 237 750 311 450 418 000 472 000 516 500  
Wheat 748 000 642 500 558 100 604 700 511 200 525 500
Canola 34 000 35 060 34 820 43 510 44 100 75 165
Total 4 223 100 4 273 235 4 150 270 4 366 760 4 467 220 600 665

Source: National Crop Estimates Committee: Seventh estimate to plant summer crops 2012/2013 production season (27 August 2013). Revised area estimate to plant winter crops 2013 production season (27 August 2013).

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