Processing of raw materials in the first four months of the 2018/19 season behind last year. With the beginning of the calendar 2019, the trend is changing, the monthly production of sunflower oil reaches record for these periods volumes.
At the end of the 2018/19 MG in Russia is expected to peak in production of sunflower oil.
The exports of sunflower in the 2018/19 season (September-April) increased to 117 thousand tonnes compared to 48 thousand tons a year earlier. More than 47% of the shipped to countries of the Customs Union (Kazakhstan and Belarus), about 20% in Turkey. The export of sunflower oil and meal follows the trend of the indicators of sunflower and reach records.
As for the future 2019/2020 season, the area of sunflower will increase. As of June 14, in fact, the area of sunflower is 4.8% more than stated and is 8.1 million hectares.
With the average level of productivity over the past three seasons Russia can get close to the record harvest of sunflower, experts say UkrAgroConsult.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"