In Russia, oil and fat industry in the last two years shows growth at 10% annually. It provides the domestic industry with quality raw materials of Russian origin, said Minselhoza of the Russian Federation.
For the first 11 months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, the production of vegetable oil increased by 10.1%.
In 2017 collected 9.6 million tonnes of sunflower seeds, which is 93% higher than in 2010 (4.9 million tons).
The average harvest of sunflower seed for the past five years (2012-2016) was about 9.2 million tons.
Sunflower oil exports for the first 9 months of 2017 increased by 36% (to 1.6 million tons).
The main oil production is concentrated in southern Federal district — about 30% (1.55 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2017). In the Central Federal district produced 1.46 million tonnes (28%), in the Volga Federal district — 1.3 million tons (25%).
Regions-leaders in fat-and-oil production became the Krasnodar territory (680 thousand tonnes of production), Voronezh (670 tons), Rostov (562 thousand tons), Kaliningrad (529 million tons) and Saratov region (420 thousand tonnes).
The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation noted that the increase in the production of oil products due to modernization of production capacities and introduction of new facilities.
As reported by REGNUM news Agency, earlier the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev said that the harvest of major food crops in 2017 has been unprecedented, allowing you to come to grips with agricultural exports."The harvest is truly unprecedented 130 million tons of grain. We're talking about meat, pork, poultry closed almost all the needs in our country. The same good results and vegetable oils, sugar, cereals and flour," he said.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"