China dominates Ukraine's sunflowerseeds oil export in September, key importers list

In September 2020/21(September-August), China imported the largest volume of unrefined sunflowerseed oil from Ukraine for the amount of USD 76.3 mln, which makes up 36.7% of total exports, the Association Ukroilprom reports.

Ukraine's sunflower oil exports totalled 273.58 thou. t in September of the current year. The supply is estimated at USD 208 mln.

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Key importing countries of unrefined sunflower oil in September 2020/21:

  1. China: 36.7% of the total supply worth USD 76.3 mln
  2. India: 32.1%, USD 66.7 mln
  3. Netherlands: 10.9%, USD 22.6 mln
  4. Saudi Arabia: 2.9%, USD 6.1 mln
  5. Italy: 2.3%, USD 4.9 mln
  6. Poland: 2.2%, USD 4.6 mln
  7. UK: 2.1%, USD 4.3 mln
  8. Spain: 1.8%, USD 3.7 mln
  9. France: 1.6%, USD 3.4 mln
  10. Egypt: 1.1%, USD 2.3 mln
  11. Portugal: 1.1%, USD 2.21 mln
  12. Lebanon: 1%, USD 2 mln

The EU countries imported 21.5% of the total supply of unrefined sunflower oil from Ukraine in September, which is worth USD 44.6 mln.

In the period of January-September 2020, sunflowerseed, safflower and cotton oil export from Ukraine totalled 4.99 mln t22% higher YoY.

The production of basic types of unrefined vegetable oils in Ukraine in 2019/20 amounted to 6.33 mln t.

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