Linseed exports from Ukraine decreased in season 2017/18


In February 2018 linseed exports from Ukraine decreased 66% - to 0.8 KMT compared to 2.4 KMT in January. Linseed exports dropped by 81% compared to February 2017. Over the first half of the current season Ukraine supplied 18.4 KMT of linseed to foreign markets that was 57% less than over the same time last season, reports UkrAgroConsult.

In the 2017/18 season, Ukraine increased the number of foreign markets for linseed, despite the reduction of export shipments. During six months of the current season 44 countries imported Ukrainian linseed. Vietnam took 43%, the EU countries – 31%, Egypt – 7%, Bangladesh – 6%.


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