Ukrainian farmers in the first half of 2018 realized abroad more than 1.4 million tons of soybeans in the amount of 566 million US dollars.
About it reports a press-service of the National scientific center “Institute of agrarian economy” with reference to Deputy Director Nikolai Pugachev.
“The main export goods in this group (oilseeds — ed.) remains soybeans, which in the first half of 2018 sold abroad more than 1.4 million tons in the amount of 566 million dollars. USA — almost 87% of export of oil”, — stated in the message with reference to Pugachev.
It is noted that the value of exports 128 tons of rapeseed is us $ 56 million. The United States, and 18 thousand tons of sunflower seeds with 9 million dollars. USA.
According to Pugacheva, January-June 2018 year, Ukraine exported oilseeds to 651 million dollars. United States, which is 6.7% less than for the corresponding period last year.
Leading position in the ranking of the largest domestic importers of the oilseed this year took the Turkey. Its share was close to a quarter of the total exports of these products to 24.9%. In January-June 2018 the country has purchased 423 thousand tons of Ukrainian oilseeds in the amount of 165 million dollars. USA, including 421 thousand tons of soybeans worth $ 163 million. USA.
Volumes of export of oil to Turkey in 2018 may reach 0.8 million tons, the expert has predicted.
Significantly smaller procurement of oilseeds is carried out Iran (11,0%), Belarus (10.5%) and Egypt (7.2 per cent), Italy (7.1 percent), Lebanon (6.1 percent), the Netherlands (5.7 percent), Greece (4.4 per cent), Poland (4.2%) and Germany (4.0 percent).