In the 2017/18 season, Ukraine produced about 824 thousand tons of sugar, Russia – more than 3 million tons
As of October 24 Ukraine from 6.03 million tonnes of sugar beet produced 823,7 thousand tons of sugar, as reported in the Association "Ukrtsukor".
Ppererobka sugar beet spend 40 domestic plants.
earlier, the "Ukrtsukor" forecast that in 2017/18 MG 46 sugar factories will be able to produce 2 million tonnes of sugar.
As of October 20 of 186 thousand hectares (59% of planted sugar beet acreage), collected 8 million tons of sugar beet with an average yield of 43.2 t/ha.
In Russia since the beginning of the new season as of 23 October, sugar production exceeded 3.1 million tons.
square 938,2 thousand ha (79,7% of the forecast), collected 39.9 million tonnes of sugar beet with a yield 42,53 t/ha. On this date in 2016 834,1 thousand hectares were collected 37.4 million tonnes of sugar beet with a yield 44,79 t/ha.