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Stocks of wheat and sunflower in Ukraine

Stocks of wheat and sunflower in Ukraine

Stocks of wheat and sunflower in Ukraine

Sunflower stocks at the end of October reached 7.2 million tons.

Such information was provided by the information company ProAgro.

Also, it is said in the report that since sunflower is harvested from more than 95% of the acreage, the speed of increase in the stocks amount will be decreasing.

The largest stocks of sunflower are found in bins in Dnepropetrovsk (the amount of this crop is 707.2 thousand tons), Kirovograd (the amount of this crop is 660.8 thousand tons) and Kharkiv (the amount of this crop is 657.74 thousand tons) regions. And in Zakarpatska region, sunflower stocks reached a record low amount of 1 thousand tons.

During October, 509.000 tons of raw sunflower oil were produced, and this is a 47% increase over the previous month. However, the total production level for the entire 2017/18 marketing year is about to reach 5.5 million tons, which is 14% less than in the previous year.

Earlier it was said that during the period from January to October in Ukraine 4.2 million tons of sunflower oil was produced, which exceeds last year’s figure by almost 26.5%.

Also, according to the State Statistics Committee, wheat stocks in grain processing and storage facilities reached a level of 11.61 million tons, which is slightly more than half a million tons less than the figure for the previous marketing year.

The largest stocks of wheat are found in bins of Odessa (the amount of this crop is 1.2 million tons), Kharkiv (the amount of this crop is 930 thousand tons) and Mykolaiv (the amount of this crop is 912.6 thousand tons).

Earlier it was said that during the period from January to the end of November 2017/18 marketing year, 16.79 million tons of grain were exported from Ukraine. This figure, compared with last year, fell by 1.27 million tons.