In October, Russia produced record monthly volumes of sunflower oil

According to the official statistics figures, in October 2016 Russia produced 454.1 thsd tonnes of crude sunflower oil, an increase of 1.7 times (up 190.8 thsd tonnes) compared with the previous month (263.3 thsd tonnes), which became the maximum monthly results for Russia in production of the commodity.

In particular, the Central (up 76 thsd tonnes), Volga (up 61.9 thsd tonnes) and Southern (up 43.1 thsd tonnes) Federal Districts provided the main growth indices in sunflower oil production.