The Ukrainian Parliament withdrew the draft law #1837 dd. January 26, 2015 “On amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On the rates of export duties on the certain types of seeds of oilseed crops” (concerning provision of the competitiveness of sunflower seed producers), which was brought by the people`s deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Andriy Vadatursky. The draft law provides cancellation of the export duties on sunflower seed.

According to the Verkhovna Rada website, the officials postponed somewhat consideration of the draft law.

As a reminder, according to the association Ukroliyaprom, in case of cancellation of the export duties on sunflower seed, its export volumes from Ukraine will grow to 3 mln tonnes, and the oilseed processing volumes at oil will drop to 9 mln tonnes.

You can become acquainted with the detailed information on the current condition and prospects of the fat-and-oil industry in Ukraine from the report of the General Director of the association Ukroliyaprom, Stepan Kapshuk.