Sunflower prices in Ukraine seen improving

Since early January 2020, prices for sunflower in Ukraine have been growing, the APK-Inform consultancy reports.

"This trend is stipulated by persisting high competition between processing enterprises amid an insufficient number of offers in the post-holiday period," the report reads.

Further support for prices was also provided by the prior increase in the price of finished products for export.

Infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19


As of Jan.15, at the beginning of the day, the demand prices vary mainly in the range of 9.500-10.500 UAH/t CPT, which is on average UAH 500 higher than in late December.

In December 2019, the export of refined sunflower oil from Ukraine equalled 70 thou. t thus reaching a record high monthly volume of the shipment.

Sunflower production in Ukraine and worldwide (click for full resolution)

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