In 2016 Ukraine harvested more than 19 million tons of oilseeds

2017-02-17 12:32:29
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In 2016 Ukraine harvested more than 19 million tons of oilseeds

According to experts "Ukroliaprom" in 2016 were collected in Ukraine 19.03 million tons of oilseeds.

 

in Particular, the sunflower crop was 13.6 million tons, soybeans – 4.28 million tonnes, rapeseed – 1.1 mln ton.

 

an increase in the harvest of olives is associated with a record sunflower seed production, the gross yield of which 22% exceeded last year's figures.

 

"Despite the global economic crisis, the devaluation of the hryvnia and the difficult access to credit, Ukraine has remained among the world leaders in production and export of sunflower oil," - said in the Association.

 

it also noted that after a slight break, in 2016, the renewed growth of production volumes of sunflower refined oil, which rose 5%.

 

However, "Ukroliyaprom" concerned that through enhanced exports of soybean seeds and rapeseed by almost 36% decreased production of rapeseed and soybean oil. To encourage exporters to processing of soybean seeds and rapeseed on the domestic enterprises, in Association propose to cancel the VAT refund for the export.