Risoil Terminal leads rapeseed transshipment in 2020
Risoil Terminal, a subsidiary of RISOIL S.A., has provided for the transshipment of the largest volume of rapeseed among port terminals in Ukraine since the start of 2020.
The company notes that despite the poor yield and pandemic, Risoil Terminal managed to handle 576 thou. t of this oilseed crop.
"At the moment, this is the highest volume of rapeseed handled by the port terminals in Ukraine. Due to strict incoming quality control, all transshipped rapeseed was tested for the presence of GMOs. We had not a single complaint from the end users and clients," the message reads.
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Previously reported that rapeseed stocks in Ukraine reduced by 24% to 162.8 thou. t (Dec 1, 2019: 213.7 thou. t): 81.3 thou. t at specialized storage facilities and 81.5 thou. t at agricultural producers' storages.
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In the 2020 production season, rapeseed production in the country totalled 2.55 mln t on 1.11 mln ha. The crop yielded 2.29 t/ha on average.