Production of sugar in Ukraine as of November 15 amounted to 1.38 million tons.
According to the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers, on the specified date 41 sugar factories were functioning in the country, which by now had processed 9.79 million tons of sugar beets.
As reported, the new season of sugar production in Ukraine began on August 30.
According to the association’s forecasts, in the current marketing year sugar production will amount to approximately 1.9 million tons, exports could amount to about 500,000 tons.
Production of sugar in the 2016-2017 MY was 2 million tons.
The area under sugar beets in 2017 amounted to 318,000 hectares. (Interfax-Ukraine/Business World Magazine)