In first quarter of 2019, Russia produced over 1.3 mln tonnes of sunflower oil — Rosstat




In January-March of 2019, the general production volumes of crude sunflower oil and its fractions in Russia totaled 1.365 mln tonnes, up 6.1% compared with the figures in the same period last year, declared the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) on April 15.

At the same time, the production of wheat and wheat-rye flour types in Russia increased by 2.7% compared with the same period last season, and totaled 2.084 mln tonnes, as well as confectionery products — up 1.2%, to 894 thsd tonnes.

Also, for the first three month of 2019 Russia slightly reduced the production of margarines by 7.6% — to 105 thsd tonnes.