In 2016, the volume of soybean processing in Ukraine increased, and canola – decreased
At the Ukrainian enterprises engaged in the storage and processing of agricultural products (excluding those who are on the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and ORDO) as 01.11.16 soybean stocks compared to the same period last year increased by 56.2% to 1201,5 thousand tons, and the stocks of rapeseed on the contrary decreased by 40.6% to 186,6 kt.
in General, for 2016, the elevators received 3,332 million tons of soybeans, which is 33.1% higher than the previous year. Of this amount was recycled 533,9 thousand tons, which is 20% more than in the same period of 2015. The largest volume of soybean was recorded in Zaporizhia (116.3 thousand tons), Vinnytsia (73,7 thousand tons), Kirovograd (66,5 thousand tons) and Poltava (46,3 thousand tons) areas.
Processors pay for soybeans delivered to the plant 10700-11000 UAH/ton, while traders offer 11150-11250 UAH/t with delivery to the port. Purchase prices in dollar terms continued to grow and now account 371-375 $/tonne basis CPT-port.
During January-October 2016 at the elevators did 1,341 million tonnes of rapeseed, which is 44,9% less than last year. Of the volume was purchased 151,9 thousand tons at an average price 8797 UAH/ton, or 25.3% higher than last year, and processed 118.6 thousand tons, which is by 36.7% less than in the previous season. The greatest amount of processing is recorded at the enterprises in Vinnytsia, Mykolaiv, Ternopil, Chernihiv, Volyn and Kirovograd regions. A large part of the rapeseed is exported through the ports.