Crushing plants produced 20% less crude sunflower oil in Jan-Feb
In the period January-February, crushing plants in Ukraine produced 905.2 thou. t of unrefined sunflower oil, the State Statistics Service figures show.
Crude sunoil production in the reporting period is 20.4% lower YoY. In February, unrefined sunflower oil outturn made up 428.2 thou. t, 25% lower YoY.
Statistics show that unrefined sunflower oil stocks at processing enterprises as of the end of February amounted to 101.2 thou. t.
Learn more: TOP 10 Unrefined Sunflower Oil Producers 2019/20 in Ukraine
Sunflower production 2020 in Ukraine was finalized at 13.1 mln t on 6.4 mln ha, the average yield stood at 2.06 t/ha.
Oil crushing plants in Ukraine provided for the processing of 8.091 mln t of oilseed crops as of March 1.