Ukraine continues expanding end markets for its sunseed
Ukraine boosted sunseed exports again in February 2017. So, 11.5 KMT of sunseed was shipped abroad last month, or more than three times as much as in January 2017 and up 16.3% from February 2017. In total, Ukraine exported more than 149 KMT of sunseed in the first half of 2016/17 (September-February). That was a five-year high and almost five times as much as in the same period in 2015/16 (32.3 KMT), UkrAgroConsult notes.
Ukraine continued expanding end markets for its sunseed in February 2017. So, the list of importing countries was widened to 56. A before, the top sunseed buyers are European countries with their export share reaching 75%. In addition, Turkey still steps up sunseed imports from Ukraine. So, the share of its purchases reached 20% of total exports in the current season.