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Ukraine to Have Record Sunflower Oil Output, Researcher Says

December 20, 2011

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s sunflower oil production will rise about 16 percent in the year started Sept. 1 after sunflower yields increased, researcher UkrAgroConsult said.

Crushers will produce a record 3.66 million tons of sunflower oil, the Kiev-based researcher said in an e-mailed statement late yesterday. This compares with 3.15 million tons produced in the year which ended on Aug. 31.

--Editors: Sharon Lindores, John Deane

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