Domestic stocks of sunflower seed increased by 46% compared with the year 2016
As of March 1, 2017 total stock of seeds on Ukrainian enterprises was 4.76 million tons, which is 46.5% higher than in the same period last year.
Almost 48% of a specified quantity of grain or of 2.29 million tons were at the enterprises storing and processing, even of 2.47 million tonnes stored in warehouses other agricultural enterprises.
the Largest stocks of seeds recorded in Kharkiv, Kirovohrad and Dnipropetrovsk regions, while in the Carpathians they are almost absent. On that date, the stocks of sunflower in Lviv amounted to 5.6 thousand tons, in the region to 3.7 thousand tons.
According to official statistics, exceeded similar indicators of the previous year is observed in all regions of Ukraine, excluding the Transcarpathian region.
large stocks of sunflowerseed crush on the market, as producers in the hope of further price increase limit sales. However, the decline in prices for sunflower oil led to a decrease in prices for sunflower seeds and a reduction of sentences. Sunflower prices in Ukraine dropped by 100-200 UAH/t and now are:
- EXW-Elevator 10500-10700 UAH/ton,
- CPT-plant 10700-11000 UAH/ton,
- FOB Black sea ports 385-390 $/ton.