Ukraine Sunflower Oil Production at Record Levels

Sunflower oil production in Ukraine is at record levels according to market analyst


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Ukraine’s production of sunflower oil in the current marketing season is at record levels, according to market analysts,  as reported by Ukrinform.

“In January of the season 2018-2019, large and medium-sized enterprises of Ukraine produced 484.4 thousand tonnes of sunflower oil, which is almost 10% more compared to the previous month (536.8 thousand tonnes) and 11.5% more compared to January 2018. In addition, this season’s January peak has been brought up to a new level,” the press service of UkrAgroConsult reports.

Since the beginning of the 2018-2019 season (September-January), Ukraine’s sunflower oil production exceeded the record for the 2016-2017 season (2.4772 million tonnes) by 0.6% and amounted to 2.4933 million tonnes. The year before, this figure was at 2.247 million tonnes.

Source Ukrinform
date 04.03.2019
categories Economics
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