In January-October, Russia increased sunflower oil and flour production — Rosstat




In January-October of 2019, the general production volumes of crude sunflower oil and its fractions in Russia totaled 4.3 mln tonnes, up 20.7% compared with the figures in the same period last year, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) on November 18.

At the same time, the production of wheat and wheat-rye flour types in Russia increased by 0.8% compared with the same period last season, and totaled 7.1 mln tonnes, as well as confectionery products — up 1.8%, to 3.2 mln tonnes.

Also, in the reporting period Russia reduced the production of margarines by 5.3% — to 368 thsd tonnes.