Ukraine. A new high hit by Ukrainian sunoil exports


Ukraine continues boosting sunoil exports in the current season 2016/17, reports UkrAgroConsult. In December 2016, export statistics of this product showed an unprecedented new high of 556 KMT that is up almost 4% from last month’s record exports (535 KMT in November 2016). Exports shipments have been expanding every month since the beginning of the marketing year. This respectively translates into seasonal figures. So, Ukraine supplied 1774 KMT of sunoil to foreign markets in the four months of 2016/17 (September-December) that is 21.8% more than in the same period a year ago (1457 KMT).

The range of sunoil export destinations has widened in 2016/17 – it already embraces over 100 countries. As before, the top importers are India (33% of total exports), EU countries (22%), China (13%) and Iran (10%); they increased purchases of Ukrainian sunoil against the same time in MY 2015/16. In December, minor sunoil cargoes went for the first time to Mexico and Guyana.



Readers choice: TOP-5 articles of the month by UkrAgroConsult