Ukraine: sunflower seed market in 2015/2016

The 2015/2016 marketing year was quite successful for Ukraine in markets of sunflower seed and its processed products. All-time high sunseed production at 11760 KMT was the key to such a success. Favorable agro-meteorological conditions allowed obtaining the best results on close to record planted area, owing to minimal losses and high productivity. High sunflower…

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Ukraine: sanctions against Russian defense enterprises prolonged and expanded

Ukraine has extended for a year and has expanded the sanctions imposed in September 2015 against the Russian enterprises and companies, which are operating in the interests of the Russian security and defense sector. According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decree dated October 17, which enacted the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council’s decision of…

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