Ukrainian Aug sugar export exceeded 22,000 tons
17.09.2018 21:58 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this year Aug, Ukrainian producers have exported 22,400 tons sugar to the foreign markets, Ukrinform says referring to Ruslana Butylo, Head of Analytical Department of Ukrsugar (Ukrainian National Association of Sugar Producers), report.
«Within the last month of this marketing year, domestic producers shipped 22,400 tonnes sugar to the foreign markets. The largest shipments were made to Uzbekistan (79%). Also, minor shipments were made to Azerbaijan and Moldova (10% and 6%),» Butylo said.
«Typically, Aug is not a very active month for sugar export, so this year Aug export shipments dropped by 39% against this year Jul,» she noted.
It is to be reminded, Ukrainian Sept 2017 - Aug 2018 sugar export totaled 560,000 tons.