Ukraine. October sugar export amounted to more than 40 thousand tonnes


In the second month of the current marketing year, Ukrainian producers exported 42,3 thousand tonnes of sugar, which is 2,5 times more than in September.

«In October, producers exported 2,5 times more sugar than the previous month and, according to the Association's forecasts, this figure will continue to grow. The geography of exports did not change, the main deliveries were made to Azerbaijan — 29%, Sri Lanka — 18%, Tajikistan — 9%, and Sudan — 8%», — commented Ruslana Butylo, the head of the analytical department of «Ukrsugar».

In September-October of MY 2017/18, sugar exports amounted to 59,3 thousand tonnes.

According to the Association's forecasts, in the current season sugar production will remain at the last year level — 1,9-2 million tonnes, 500 thousand tonnes of which will be exported.

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