"In July of the current marketing year, Ukrainian sugar producers exported 36.7 thousand tonnes of sugar, which is 46% less compared with the previous month,” reads the report.
Head of the analytical department at Ukrtsukor, Ruslana Butylo, noted that the main deliveries of sugar were made to Uzbekistan - 89%. Also, Ukrainian sugar was exported to Moldova (4%), Azerbaijan (53%), and Tajikistan (3%).
In September-July 2017/2018 MY, Ukrainian producers exported 538.0 thousand tonnes of sugar, which is 26% less than in the same period last year.
As reported, the current acreage under sugar beet makes up 280 thousand hectares, which is 13% less than last year. About 40 sugar refineries will operate during the current season.