Ukraine reduced sunflower oil production

В Украине сократилось производство подсолнечного масла

Last marketing year has seen a decline in production in Ukraine crude sunflower oil by 13.6%.

Enterprises of Ukraine in the 2017-2018 marketing year (September 2017 – August 2018) decreased the production of sunflower oil by 13.6% compared to the previous marketing year. On Friday, October 12, reported the press service of the Association of enterprises for the production and processing of vegetable oils and fats Ukroliyaprom.

“The 2017-2018 marketing year has seen a decline in the production of sunflower oil unrefined by 13.6% due to the reduction of gross harvest of sunflower seeds and its processing”, – is spoken in the message.

At the same time, the production of margarine products, according to the Association, increased by 5.3% compared to the previous marketing year. Production volumes of soybean oil increased by 22.7%, rapeseed oil – by 22% compared to the previous marketing year.

The press service also added that the main types of oil products in the 2017-2018 marketing year, Ukraine exported 5.2 billion.

It was reported earlier that Ukraine reduced the export of sunflower oil.

Recall that last year Ukraine increased to a record production of sunflower oil – up to 6.4 million tons. The result of the 2016/2017 marketing year is 46% higher than in the previous marketing year to 3.65 million tonnes.

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