Sunflower seeds

In the new 2022/23 season, Ukraine can remain the world leader in the export of sunflowers

According to operational data, the export of Sunflowers from Ukraine in 2021/22 a historic high of 1,63 million Tonnen, which is due to the suspension of sunflower oil exports and a significant reduction in domestic oil processing.

In addition, Ukraine is noisy USDA in 2021/22 the world leader among exporters of this culture and is likely to be delayed in this position for at least another season.

With the automatic continuation of the grain corridor and the stable operation of the processing sector could enable the supply of Sunflowers to foreign markets in the new year 2022/23 will decrease by 1,1 to 1,2 million tons (-29% by 2021/22), but could be the second largest export volume from Ukraine in history and one of the largest among supplying countries on the become a global market.

If exports through deep-sea ports are suspended again and the volumes of sunflower oil from the country fall again, oil exports could reach 2022-23 million tons in the 2,5/3 season. Thus, the demand for Ukrainian sunflowers is expected to be at a fairly high level given the worsening forecasts for sunflower production in Europe due to the severe drought in the region in recent months.

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