Sunflowerseed oil export from Ukraine at five-season low in Sept-Oct 2021/22

Sunflowerseed oil export from Ukraine in September-October 2021/22(September-August) made up 711 thou. t, 14% down YoY, the consulting agency UkrAgroConsult reports. The volume of sunoil exported is also five-season low.

In the first two months of the season, the EU countries intensified their purchases of Ukrainian sunflowerseed oil by 57% YoY and consequently headed the ranking of the key export markets. The EU accounts for 36% of total Ukraine's sunflowerseed export in Sept-Oct 2021/22.

Inside view: Vegetable Oil Refinery and Deodorization Plant in Ukraine

Analysts mark a 599% surge in the export supplies to Egypt. Spain boosted its purchases by 287%. Sunflower meal export to China plunged by 62%, shipment to France lost 40%. India's imports of Ukrainian sunflower meal reduced by 18%.

Previously reported that India was expected to import more sunflowerseed oil in 2021/22 (November-October).

Crude sunflower oil production in Ukraine in 2020/21 totalled 4.7 mln t. Refined sunflower oil output by crushers in Ukraine made up 745.3 thou. t.

Vegetable oil industry in Ukraine (click for higher resolution)

Ukroilprom projects sunflower oil production in Ukraine in 2021/22 to grow by 24% YoY.


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