In 2017, the CIS countries to reduce sunflower seed production




In 2017/18 MY, the production volumes of sunflower seed in the CIS countries will reduce by 1.3 mln tonnes compared with the current season - to 26.23 mln tonnes. At the same time, it will be the second highest result for the whole period of regular monitoring, reported Oil World analysts.

Taking into account the reduction of the planted areas oil in 2017 compared with the last year figures, the harvest of sunflower seed in Ukraine will reach 14 mln tonnes, against 14.6 mln tonnes, Russia - 10.7 mln tonnes (11.3 mln tonnes), Moldova - 0.72 mln tonnes (0.75 mln tonnes). The analysts made such forecasts in terms of the further normalization of weather conditions in the northern and central regions of Ukraine, which somewhat worsened for several recent weeks, due to the drought.

You can become acquainted with more detailed information on development prospects of the oilseed market in the Black Sea region within frames of the Agro-logistics forum "Dnieper-Danube-Black Sea", to be held on October 18-19, 2017, in Chișinău, Moldova.