Ukraine. A decline in sunseed crushing this season


Sunoil production by large and medium-sized crushers totaled 508.7 KMT in October 2017/18, or 47% more than in September (345.8 KMT), but 1.3% below October’s record of 515.6 KMT registered in MY 2016/17, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Sunseed crushing volumes hold at a high level early in the current 2017/18 season, but sunoil output is down 6.6% from last year’s record, at 854.5 KMT against 915.4 KMT a year ago.

UkrAgroConsult estimates 2017/18 sunoil production will decline by 9% year-on-year.



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