Ukraine increases sugar exports tenfold

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In the 2016/2017 marketing year (MY, September-June), Ukraine exported 738,500 tons of sugar, which is almost 10 times more than during the same period of the previous marketing year.

Ukrinform learned this from the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsahar).

"In total, in the 2016/2017 marketing year (MY, September-June), Ukrainian producers exported 738,500 tons of sugar, which is almost 10 times more than during the same period of the previous marketing year – 71,300 tons," the report reads.

According to Head of the Analytical Department of the National Association of Sugar Producers Ruslana Butylo, the next supplies in the current marketing year will be insignificant.

She stressed that in June of 2017 the volume of sugar exports from Ukraine already decreased compared to the previous month. For the first summer month of this year, the volume of sugar supplies abroad from Ukraine amounted to 6,355 tons, while in May it was 48,400 tons.

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