Thursday, 12 January 2017

Ukraine record sugar export

Ukraine’s sugar exports reached 466kmt in 2016, a record quantity since the country became independent in 1991.

The Ministry of Agriculture report that as of yesterday all refineries have completed the production season.

Ukraine’s production season started on August 20 and employed 42 sugar factories.

In total Ukraine produced 2.0mmt of sugar in 2016 from 13.6mmt of sugar beet, which is 40.5% more than the previous year.