Since 2007, sunflower remains the most profitable crop in Ukraine

13:18 | ProAgro

At the end of 2016, the level of profitability of sunflower seeds production by agricultural enterprises was 61.9%, which is the largest indicator among agricultural products. This trend has been observed since 2007.

It has been reported by ProAgro with reference to the press service of Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In general, the level of profitability of agricultural production by enterprises in 2016 was 37.3%, including profitability of agri-production - 44.3% and livestock products - 7.7%.

Among the crop production, the highest yields last year were sunflower seeds (61.9%), soybeans (51.8%) and rapeseeds (45%).

In animal husbandry, the highest profitability was recorded in milk production - 18.4%. In general, the profitability of livestock production in 2016 was 7.7%.