In January-July of 2019, the production volumes of crude sunflower oil in Ukraine totaled 3.25 mln tonnes, an increase of 17.3% compared with the same period last year, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on August 23.
In particular, in July 2019 the production of sunflower oil totaled 320 thsd tonnes, up 61.2% compared with the same month in 2018, but down 23.9% compared with June 2019.
Also, for the first seven months of 2019 the production of margarines and edible fats totaled 80.4 thsd tonnes, up 0.6% compared with the same period last year. In particular, in July 2019 Ukraine produced 11.6 thsd tonnes of the products, down 5.2% compared with the same month in 2018, but up 10.4% compared with June 2019.
As for flour production, in January-July of 2019 Ukraine produced 892 thsd tonnes of wheat and wheat-rye flour, down 4.4% compared with the same period in 2018. In particular, in July 2019 Ukraine produced 122 thsd tonnes of the products, up 7.7% compared with the previous month of 2018, and up 7.6% compared with the figures in July 2018.
You can receive more detailed information about the sunflower oil market within frames of the eighteenth international conference "Fat-and-Oil Industry - 2019", to be held Kyiv (Ukraine), on October 30.