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Ukraine Exports Record High Amount of Flax

October 27, 2017
In 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukrainian agricultural producers exported 63 thousand tons of flax, which is 57.5 percent more than the previous marketing year figure of 40 thousand tons, reported the press service of UkrAgroConsult agency.

In August, Ukraine exported 3,600 tons of linseed, which is two and a half times more than in July and 44 percent more than in August 2016. According to UkrAgroConsult, Ukrainian exporters have significantly diversified linseed sales markets.
 
Over 50 countries imported Ukrainian flax during this season. Hungary accounts for 44 percent of Ukrainian flax exports. Other major buyers were EU countries  (34 percent of export volumes), as well as Turkey (8 percent) and Egypt (5 percent). In 2016-2017 season Ukraine entered such new markets as Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and others.
 
Reportedly, Ukraine has significantly increased export of honey.

Source: ua.korrespondent.net

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