Turkey dominates Ukrainian sunflower exports in Jan-Aug

In January-August 2019, 68.13 thou. tons of sunflower seeds for the amount of USD 27.8 mln were exported from Ukraine.

Under the data of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, the key importers in the reporting period are as followed:

  • Turkey — USD 14.41 mln (51.89%);
  • the Netherlands — USD 2.19 mln (7.9%);
  • Romania — USD 1.25 mln (4.52%);
  • others — USD 9.91 mln (35.7%).

The volume of sunflower exports from Ukraine in the Jan.–Aug. is 3.8x higher than the import of these products to the country, 17.7 thou. t.

Earlier it was reported that over the past 20 years USD 350 mln had been invested in the oil and fat industry of Ukraine.

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