Russian and Ukrainian sugar news, Sept 21, 2018

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According to Rosstat data processed by, the sale of sugar by large and medium-size wholesale organizations increased to 316,402.96 tons in August 2018 (+ 8.44% against the previous month and +30.11% compared to August last year).

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, as of September 20, 2018, sugar beet was harvested from the acreage of 351.2 thousand hectares or 31.7% of the harvesting area (in 2017 - 332.8 thousand hectares).


According to the analysis of data by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, conducted by, for 7 months (January-July) in 2018, exports of white sugar (HS code 170199) amounted to 327 468 tons, in June - 67 627 tons. The main recipients of Ukrainian white sugar for 7 months of 2018 were Uzbekistan (146.8 thousand tons), Libya (37.1 thousand tons), Turkey (33.3 thousand tons) and Great Britain (23,000 tons). Import of white sugar amounted to 567 tons, for June - 96 tons, the largest exporter of white sugar to Ukraine since the beginning of the year is the United States (191 tons).



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