The Ukraine exported a record 55,430 tonnes of high oleic sunflower oil in the 10 months of the 2015/16 marketing year (September-June), an increase of 32% compared with the same period last season, reports APK-Inform.

The figure was higher than the total volume for 2014/15, which was 55,390 tonnes.

The EU remained the main sales market for the high-oleic sunflower oil from Ukraine, importing 90% of this product during the reported period.

Five countries purchased 78% of Ukraine high-oleic sun oil. They were: the United Kingdom (11,700 tonnes), the Netherlands (11,400 tonnes), Spain (9,800 tonnes), France (6,000 tonnes) and Italy (4,500 tonnes).