For harvest 2016, in Ukraine sunflower seed will sow a record number of squares
the acreage under sunflower crop in 2016 in Ukraine increased by 100 thousand hectares.
it is Expected that this year the sunflowers will be planted a record 6.1 million hectares, which is 17% higher than last year's figure. The gross yield is projected at 13.1 million tons, which is 12% more last year's harvest.
Through the revision of the estimate of the acreage and production of oilseeds have been adjusted in the forecast balances at the sunflower complex in the 2016/17 season MG.
it is Planned that the processing of sunflower will reach 12.8 million tonnes, 12% higher than in the pre-season 2015/16.
the production and export of sunflower oil in the season 2016/17 MG will also be a record and will be, respectively, of 5.36 and 4.85 million ton.
during the period January-June 2016 transshipment of vegetable oils seaports of the country rose to 2,371 million or 20.7% compared to the same period last year, when it amounted to 1,974 million.