Sunflower export from Ukraine slashed 40% in Jan-Aug

In the period of January-August 2020, sunflower export from Ukraine totalled 38.95 thou. t, 41.6% lower YoY (8M 2019: 68.13 thou. t worth USD 27.8 mln), the State Customs Service data show.

The value of exported commodities is estimated at USD 16.69 mln.

Key importing countries in 8M 2020:

  • Turkey: USD 3.23 mln, 19.37% of the total supply
  • Georgia: USD 1.54 mln, 9.25%
  • Italy: USD 1.26 mln, 7.55%
  • others: USD 10.54 mln, 63.84%

As a reminder, sunflower seed production in Ukraine in 2020/21 is forecasted by USDA at 17 mln t, 0.5 mln t lower from the August estimate.

Learn more: TOP 10 Sunflower Producing Countries in 2019

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

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