In May 2015, Ukraine exported over 147 thsd tonnes of soybeans

In May 2015, Ukraine exported over 147 thsd tonnes of soybeans

In May 2015, Ukraine exported over 147 thsd tonnes of soybeans

The FINANCIAL -- According to the official statistics data, in May 2015 Ukraine exported 147.5 thsd tonnes of soybeans, which became a new record for the reporting month, as opposed to 144.5 thsd tonnes in April 2015.

In May 2015, Ukraine supplied the largest volumes of soybeans to Turkey - 85.1 thsd tonnes. Also, Iran imported 33 thsd tonnes of the oilseed, and Syria - 10 thsd tonnes, according to APK Inform.

Generally, during 9 months (September-May) of the current MY, the Ukrainian soybean exports totaled 2.1 mln tonnes, which became the absolute record for the country.

As a reminder, in 2011/12 MY and 2012/13 MY soybean export volumes from Ukraine totaled 1.3 mln tonnes per each season, while last MY - 1.2 mln tonnes.