2.05 MT of sugar produced in Ukraine since the beginning of MY 2017/18
In Ukraine, since the beginning of MY 2017/18 as of January 23, sugar production amounted to 2.05 million tons.
The National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) informed that sugar beet processing reached 14.26 million tons. 46 sugar plants started the production season, three of which are still operating.
Earlier it was reported that Ukraine over 4 months of MY 2017/18 exported 174 thousand tons of sugar, which is less than half as compared to the same period of the previous year (343.9 thousand tons).
Note: Ukrainian sugar market in 2017 was dominated by 10 companies.