Sugar export from Ukraine plunged 25x in Jan-Apr

Beet sugar export supply from Ukraine in January-April 2021 dropped to 2.18 thou. t, 25x down YoY (Jan-Apr 2020: 54.56 thou. t worth USD 20.17 mln), the data of the State Customs Service show.

The dollar value of sugar exported is USD 1.12 mln.

Related: Ukrainian Sugar Market Overview 2020/21

The largest markets for Ukrainian sugar in monetary terms since the start of 2021:

  • Israel: USD 517.4 thou., 43.3% of the total supply
  • Germany: USD 365.94 thou., 30.6%
  • Moldova: USD 176.69 thou., 14.8%
  • South Korea: USD 56.86 thou., 4.8%
  • Georgia: USD 35.26 thou., 2.9%

Sugar industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

Sugar import to Ukraine in 4M 2021 totalled 40.12 thou. t for the amount of USD 21.05 mln. The key exporters in this period are Poland (USD 13.84 mln), Belorus (USD 2.21 mln), Germany (USD 1.72 mln).

Previously reported that Astarta-Kyiv started cane raw sugar processing at its sugar refinery in Polvata region, Yareskivsky Sugar Plant.

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