EU and Belarus continue increasing imports of Ukrainian sunflower meal


In October 2017, exports of sunflower meal from Ukraine reached 366.7 KMT becoming the record high for this month, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Compared to the previous month, the volume of export trade almost doubled (192.3 KMT). The growth was 4.8% compared to October 2016 (350 KMT). In general, the current 2017/18 season shows high exports of sunflower meal - the second highest after the 2012/13 season. During the four months of the 2017/18 MY, 559 KMT of sunflower meal were sold to foreign markets that was 13.8% more compared to the same period last season.

In the current 2017/18 season, the largest importers of Ukrainian sunflower meal – the EU countries and Belarus – continued to increase their purchases accounting for 58% and 17% of all exports, respectively. Moreover, there was an increase in supplies to Turkey (8%) and Israel (5%).



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