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Ukraine exported 5.13 million/ton of sunflower oil in 2021


Exports of sunflower oil from Ukraine in quantity terms decreased by 15.2% in 2021 compared to 2020, to 5.13 million tonnes, while in monetary terms exports increased by 20%, to $6.38 billion, according to preliminary data published on the website of the Ukroliyaprom association.


According to preliminary information, in general, in 2021, Ukraine exported oil and fat products worth $8.56 billion (19.6% more compared to 2020), which is 12.6% of total exports of goods from Ukraine and 30.9% of its exports of agricultural and food products.

Structure of exports of oil and fat products from Ukraine:

  • vegetable oil – 74.6%
  • sunflower meal – 14.9%
  • soybean oil – 3.4%
  • soybean meal – 3.0%
  • rapeseed oil – 2.6%
  • margarine – 1.1%

According to Ukroliyaprom, the main importing countries of Ukrainian sunflower oil in 2021 were:

  • EU countries (32%)
  • India (30.5%)
  • China (15.3%)
  • Iraq (5.1%)

Among the EU countries, the Netherlands (10.6% of total exports), Spain (7.4%), Italy (5.0%), France (3.0%) and the UK (2.7%) imported the most Ukrainian vegetable oil.