9 January 2017
According to customs statistics, in Y2016 sugar export from Ukraine made about 466k tons, by four times higher vs. previous year. In money terms export made USD 230M.
In December alone export volumes made 130.6k tons, which means that since the start of new season in September Ukrainian companies exported more than 345k tons of sugar. Earlier it was expected that in current season (September’16-August’17) export of sugar from Ukraine will be in the range of 400-500k tons, current figures suggest that it can even exceed 500k tons.
As was reported earlier, sugar production in Ukraine in new season is estimated at slightly more than 2M tons, local consumption is up to 1.6M tons (stock as of beginning of current season was slightly higher than 200k tons).