In 2017/2018 MY «Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC became the biggest sugar exporter, having delivered 138,5 thousand tonnes at the amount of $ 55,55 million.
The second place in the rating was taken by «Tsukoragroprom» LLC — 93,0 thousand tonnes of sugar ($ 40,65 million). «Podillia Foods Company» PJSC became the third having exported 80,4 thousand tonnes of sugar ($ 27,66 million).
In total, according to the results of 2017/2018 MY, Ukraine expoted 564,0 thousand tonnes of sugar to foreign markets at the amount of $ 221,0 million — 27% less than the previous season.
«In addition to the fact that sugar exports have dropped by almost a quarter, we see significant changes in the exporters' rating. «Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC managed to take the lead, increasing production capacities and supplanting «Vinnytsia Center of Grain Production» LLC, which held the top spot in recent years», — commented Ruslana Butylo, the head of the analytical department of «Ukrsugar».
According to «Ukrsugar» forecasts, in 2018/2019 MY sugar exports are expected at the last year level — about 500-600 thousand tonnes, Uzbekistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will remain the main importers of Ukrainian sugar.
In 2016/2017 MY «Vinnytsia Center of Grain Production» LLC became sugar export leader and managed to put on the foreign markets 152,5 thousand tonnes of sugar at the amount of $ 74,7 million.