Ukraine will not impose any restrictions on the export of agricultural products
By: Date: 2021-03-26 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
  Foreign media news on March 24:According to the Ukrainian Vegetable Oil Association on Tuesday, Ukrainian vegetable oil refiners processed 7.3 million tons of sunflower seeds in the first half of 2020/21, accounting for 57%of sunflower seed production in 2020.

  Ukraine is the world’s largest exporter of sunflower seeds. In 2019/20 (September to August of the following year) Ukraine exported 6.63 million tons of sunflower seeds.
   The association predicts that Ukraine will produce 13.1 million tons of sunflower seeds in 2020, and the crush of sunflower seeds may reach 12.9 million tons.
   The Ukrainian Ministry of Economy predicts that this year’s sunflower seed production may reach 13.5 million tons.
   Agricultural consulting agency APK-Inform said this week that the export price of Ukrainian sunflower oil for delivery in March and April has risen sharply because of the increase in sunflower seed prices.
   Ukrainian sunflower oil production in 2019/20 is 7 million tons.
   The association stated that the output value of Ukrainian vegetable oil exports in the first half of 2020/21 reached 4.4 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 40%of Ukraine’s total agricultural exports, of which sunflower oil accounted for 77.73%of vegetable oil exports.
   Last year, Ukraine mainly exported sunflower oil to India, China, the Netherlands, Iraq and Spain, accounting for 77.6%of total exports.