UkrAgroConsulting experts note that in October 2017 large and medium-sized processors
produced 509 thousand tons of plant product from sunflower seeds. This is 46% more than in
last month of the current year (then produced 346 thousand tons), but 1.5% less than for the same
the period of the last year (516 thousand tons).
2016 was a drummer in the production of vegetable oil. In this season, figures are kept on
decent level, but the production is 7% less. Total produced 855 thousand tons against
last year's indicators - 916 thousand tons.
Agrarians do not lose heart, because sunflower - a plant unpretentious and persistently withstands
natural disasters. According to the forecasts of specialists UkrAgroConsult production volumes
of sunflower oil this year will decrease by 10%.