Ukraine produced more than two million tons of sugar

Украина произвела более двух миллионов тонн сахара

Production volumes have already exceeded last year’s figures.

Sugar production in Ukraine as of January 9, 2018 amounted to more than 2 million tons. It is reported by the national Association of sugar producers Ukrtsukor.

It is noted that the sugar mills have revised of 14.07 million tonnes of sugar beet.

“Sugar production has reached 2,018 million tons and exceeds production volumes of last year. However this figure is still not final yet because there are four sugar refineries – Zhdanov, Radekhiv, Narkevychi and Gorokhovsky – continued production season,” said head of the analytical Department of the Association Ruslan Butylo.

Overall, the season worked 46 sugar factories.

Sugar production in 2016/2017 marketing year amounted to 2 million tons of 13,66 million tonnes of sugar beet.

As reported Корреспондент.netthe sugar exports from Ukraine for the 2016/2017 marketing year amounted to 769,3 thousand tonnes, which is 6.8 times more than the previous year (112,96 thousand tons). This is a record amount of sugar for all the years of independence.