In May, 108,000 tons of sugar were exported, which is a record export figure for the month.

This follows from a statement by the Ukrtsukor association, the Ukrainian News agency reports.

According to the report, in May, Ukraine exported 65% of sugar to the EU and 35% to other countries.

"On May 30, the government introduced restrictions on the export of Ukrainian sugar to the EU, but it is pleasing that our producers have restored routes not only to Europe but also to the world market (to the countries of the Mediterranean, West Africa)," noted the provisional board chairperson of the association, Yana Kavushevska.

She also reported that last season for sugar beet was not bad.

Kavushevska believes that sugar beet will remain in the top three crops in terms of profitability and can become a good alternative to cereals.

As the Ukrainian News agency earlier reported, in May, the Cabinet of Ministers set a zero quota for sugar exports for 2024.