In January the exports of Ukrainian sunflower oil to China increased 5.5 times
In January 2014 the export volumes of Ukrainian sunflower oil to China totaled 26.8 thsd tonnes, an increase of 5.5 times compared with the same month last year, but down 0.4% compared with the indicator in December 2013. It should be noted that in January 2012 Ukraine shipped 64 tonnes of sunflower oil in the reporting direction.
During 5 months (September-January) of 2013/14 MY Ukraine supplied 212.4 thsd tonnes of sunflower oil to China against 43 thsd tonnes in the corresponding period of 2012/13 MY, and 75.4 thsd tonnes - in 2011/12 MY.
According to estimations of APK-Inform analysts, in the current season China may import nearly 330-350 thsd tonnes of sunflower oil of Ukrainian origin.
You can become acquainted with the further prospects of sunflower oil exports to China and other Asian countries by taking part in the first international conference "Ukrainian grain to the world!", organized by APK-Inform Agency and Ukrainian Grain Association, and which is held in Hong Kong on March 2-4, 2014.
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