Ukraine has significantly increased the export of sugar

13 July 2018, 00:56 | Economy
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In June 2018 Ukraine sold for export 67,6 thousand. t sugar, which is 25% more than in May of this year. This was reported in the association Ukrtsukor.

"The main supplies of sugar in June were carried out in Uzbekistan - 51% and Libya - 35%. Also, insignificant volumes were sent to Azerbaijan - 5%, Armenia and Georgia - 3% each, "- said the head of the analytical department of the association Ruslana Bootylo.

In addition, over the ten months of the current marketing year, Ukrainian exporters exported 501 thousand. t of sugar, which is 32% less than in the same period last year.

It was reported that this year the acreage under sugar beet is 280 thousand. ha, which is 13% less than in the previous year.

In 2017 calendar year, Ukraine increased sugar exports by 29% compared with 2016 (465.6 thousand. t) - to 598.7 thousand. t - by $ 279.9 million.

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