Ukraine exported record volume of flax

Украина экспортировала рекордной объем льна

Ukraine increased exports of flax in 2.5 times

In the 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukraine exported more than 20 thousand tons of flax anymore.

Ukrainian farmers in the 2016-2017 marketing year exported 63 tons of flax, which is 57.5 per cent higher than the figure for the 2015-2016 marketing year is 40 thousand tons. On Monday, October 9, reported the press service of the consulting Agency UkrAgroConsult.

It is noted that in August, the exports of flax from Ukraine amounted to 3.6 tons, which is more than 2.5 times higher than in July of the current year and by 44% in August of last year.

According to the press service, in the 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukrainian exporters have greatly diversified the markets for these products.

At the end of the season, importers of Ukrainian flax 50 countries. Thus, during the reporting period, the share of Hungary in the structure of Ukrainian exports of linen amounted to 44%, EU countries – 34%, Turkey 8%, Egypt 5%. Characteristic for the 2016-2017 season was the opening of new markets such as Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and others.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine significantly increased its exports of honey.