Sugar production in Ukraine reached its first million tons

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Sugar production in Ukraine
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As of November 11th, plants in Ukraine produced 1.04 mln t of sugar, the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) informs.

7.01 mln t of sugar beet were processed by the reporting date. 31 plants started beet sugar production season.

As of November 9, 2018, the Ukrainian refineries produced 1.12 mln t of sugar.

As estimated by the analytical department of Ukrsugar, sugar export in 2019/2020 should reach 300 thou. t.

By November 6th, harvesting of sugar beet reached 8.4 mln t on 192 thou. ha. The crop is harvested using the average yield of 49 t/ha.

The new edition of the infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19 is available for download.

Beet sugar industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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