Sunflower Meal: Ukraine Increased Exports by more than 40%,

Sunflower Meal: Ukraine Increased Exports by more than 40%

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The export of sunflower meal from Ukraine in April 2024 significantly increased after the March reduction. This month it amounted to about 560 thousand tons, which was 41% higher than the previous month.  It became one of the largest shipments of meal since February 2022. This was reported by the analysts of APK-Inform.

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The main buyer of the Ukrainian product in April was China. Chinese buyers purchased the maximum monthly volume for more than a year (since January 2023) – 205 thousand tons. The increase compared to the previous month is more than 5 times.

The export of Ukrainian meal to the EU in the reporting month decreased to 193 thousand tons (-18%). Nevertheless, it remains a fairly high volume for this direction.

In total, according to the results of September-April 2023/24 MR, 3.36 million tons of meal were shipped from Ukraine to foreign markets. It became the second largest volume for the indicated period in the entire history after the indicator of season 2019/20 – 3.61 million tons.