Rapeseed oil production boosted 23%

Over 9 months of MY2017/18, processing of rapeseed shows a 23% increase in oil production as compared with the corresponding period last season, UkrAgroConsult reports.

In the period from July to March MY2017/18, the production of rapeseed oil reached 81.2 thou. tons against 65.8 thou. tons in the same period last season.

Rapeseed oil production volume is higher than the previous season. In March 2018, the production of rapeseed oil decreased by 71% as compared to February 2018 (0.229 thou. tons). This is also 84% less than the produced volumes in March 2017, when 1 417 thou. tons of this product were produced.

Reference: Ukraine in January-March 2018 exported 1.41 thou. tons of rapeseed oil, which is 3.19 times less than over the corresponding period in 2017.

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