Ukroilprom cut sunflower production forecast, oilseeds bulk yield estimate 5% lower for 2020/21

Ukroilprom Association's experts revised downward the forecast for main oilseed crops production in the 2020/21(September-August) season by 5% or 1.04 mln t to 19.56 mln t.

Last production season, sunflower, rapeseed and soybean yielded 22.23 mln t, 12% higher from the projected production volume in 2020/21.

Ukroilprom forecast for main oilseed crops production in 2020/21:

Crop 2020/21 (forecast), mln t 2019/20, mln t
Sunflower 14 15.25
Rapeseed 2.56 3.28
Soybean 3 3.7

Previously reported that sunflowerseeds harvest in Ukraine in 2020/21 is projected by USDA at 15 mln t, 2 mln t lower from the previous estimate.

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