In Jan-Nov 2017 Ukraine increased the export of sugar by 64%
For 11 months of 2017, Ukraine exported 551 thousand tons of sugar, which is 64% more than for the same period last year (335.25 thousand tons).
According to the Head of the Analytical Department of National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) Ruslana Butylo, this increase was due to the favorable cost situation in the world market at the beginning of the year and a significant increase in sugar production, Ukrsugar informs.
It is noted that in November this year Ukrainian producers exported 67.2 thousand tons of sugar, which is 59% more than the previous month.
"The export geography has not significantly changed. The main deliveries were made to Turkmenistan (14%), Sri Lanka (14%), Switzerland (12%), Azerbaijan (11%) and Turkey (10%)," Ruslana Butylo says.
Reference: the Association forecasts the production of sugar to remain at the same level in MY 2017/18 — about 2 million tons.