Ukraine. September sugar exports twice decreased

17.10.2018

During the first month of the current marketing year, Ukrainian producers exported 11,1 thousand tonnes of sugar — twice less than in the previous month.

«As previously forecasted, Uzbekistan remains the main importer of Ukrainian sugar — 62% of all deliveries in September. In addition, 17% of shipments come to Moldova and 8% to Azerbaijan and Tajikistan», — commented Ruslana Butylo, the head of the analytical department of «Ukrsugar».

According to the estimates of «Ukrsugar», sugar exports in the current marketing year will amount to about 500-600 thousand tonnes, Uzbekistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will remain the main importers of Ukrainian sugar.

As of October 16, 569,400 tonnes of sugar produced and 37 sugar refineries operates.




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