In January-August, Ukraine increased the production of sunflower oil

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The FINANCIAL — In January-August of 2017, the production volumes of crude sunflower oil in Ukraine totaled 3.337 mln tonnes, an increase of 38.3% compared with the same period last year, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on September 21.

In particular, in August 2017 Ukraine produced 153 thsd tonnes of sunflower oil, down 51% compared with the figures for July 2017, and up over 3 times compared with August 2016, according to APK-Inform.

Also, during the first eight months of 2017 the production of margarines and edible fats totaled 139 thsd tonnes, up 27.8% compared with the same period in 2016. In particular, in August 2017 Ukraine produced 13.9 thsd tonnes of the goods, down 15% compared with July 2017, and up 20.5% compared with August 2016.

 

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