Ukraine set a new historical record in sunflower exports

Updated Mar 14, 2023
Ukraine's sunflower seed exports from the start of the 2022/23 season (September-February) reached a new historical high of 1.54 million tons, APK-Inform analysts reported, citing operational data. Almost 80% of the total export of oilseeds is to EU countries and 19% to Turkey. By countries, the leaders among importers are Bulgaria (429 thousand tons of sunflower were shipped in this direction; the share in total imports is 28%) and Romania (406 thousand tons; 26%). "It is worth noting that the last few months have seen a gradual decline in the export of oilseeds from Ukraine, due to a decrease in demand and importer prices against the background of sufficient supply of sunflower in Europe, especially in its eastern part. This is also influenced by an increase in the load on logistics when exporting through the western Ukrainian border," the analysts explain. At the same time, the work of the grain ...
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