Russia. Vegoil production exceeded 5.7 MMT in MY 2016/17


The oilseed crushing volume decreased by the end of the season. So, 319.3 KMT of vegoil was produced in Russia in August 2017, or 30% less than in the previous month, but 13.2% more than in August 2016.

Overall, vegoil production in September-August 2016/17 reached a record 5708.1 KMT that is up 17.4% from the same time last year (4861.1 KMT), reports UkrAgroConsult.

Sunflower oil accounts for more than 80% of vegoil output. Its production amounted to 235 KMT in August 2017 against 362 KMT in July 2017 and 209 KMT in August 2016.

In total, crushers produced more sunoil in September-August 2016/17 than in the same period of MY 2015/16: 4609 KMT against 3876 KMT, respectively. So, this value keeps setting new records.



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