Sunflower oil export from Ukraine shrank by 30% YoY in Jan-Apr

Sunflower oil export from Ukraine in the period January-April 2021 plummeted by 31% YoY to 1.74 mln t (Jan-Apr 2020: 2.53 mln t), the State Statistics Service data show.

The dollar value of sunoil exported reached USD 1.98 bln, 8% higher from the prior-year period (Jan-Apr: USD 1.84 bln).

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The key markets for Ukrainian sunflower oil in the reporting period:

  1. India: USD 587.9 mln, 26% of the total supply
  2. China: USD 316.01 mln, 15.9%
  3. Netherlands: USD 186.44 mln, 9.4%
  4. Iraq: USD 145.8 mln, 7.3%
  5. Spain: USD 144.87 mln, 7.3%

Vegetable oil industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

Previously the Ukroilprom Association reported that sunflower oil export from Ukraine as of May 1 made 72.6% of agreed in MoU volume.

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