Ukraine. Despite a decrease, sunseed crushing stays at a high level

24.01.2018

Ukraine’s large and medium-sized crushers produced 476.7 KMT of sunoil in December 2017/18, or 0.4% less than in the previous month (478.5 KMT). In addition, this is down 14.4% from MY 2016/17, when its December production hit a record 557 KMT, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Sunseed crushing stays at a high, nearly record level this season. However, overall sunoil output (1812.7 KMT) is down 9.4% from last marketing year, which was the most successful one with 2001.5 KMT. As a reminder, the gap with last year approximated 7.5% a month ago.

 

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