Ukraine boosted organic oilseed exports by 55%

02.02.2018

According to the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, 29.8 KMT of organic oilseeds were exported in January-November 2017 (55% more than in January-November 2016). The gain in exports involved all the oilseeds except for rapeseed, whose shipments decreased by 4%, reports UkrAgroConsult.

The lion’s share in the total of exports belonged to sunseed 49%. It was followed by soybeans and rapeseed (29% and 14%, respectively). The portion of other oilseeds in the overall volume approximated 8%.

Almost all the organic oilseeds were shipped to the EU (98%). The remainder went to other European countries. In addition, November saw a delivery of 19 MT of linseed to Turkey.

 

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