Ukraine to export 2.5 mln tonnes of rapeseed in 2008/09

Ukraine will harvest a record rapeseed crop in 2008, reaching nearly 2.9 mln tonnes, and export 2.5 mln tonnes in the marketing year 2008/09, according to the Ministry of Agricultural Policy of Ukraine.

To date, Ukraine has exported nearly 700.000 tonnes of the oilseed, the Ministry said.