Ukraine Exporting Rapeseed At Record Levels

In October, Ukraine set a new record in export volumes of rapeseed. During the month, the country shipped 522,000 tonnes of the oilseed, an increase of 5% compared to September, 2008, and almost two-and-a-half times the amount exported in October 2007, say IA APK-Inform.

The Netherlands (181,000 tonnes), Belgium (97,500 tonnes), France (79,000 tonnes), Poland (63,000 tonnes) and Spain (20,000 tonnes) were the main recipients of the oilseed in October.