Overall, palm oil imports to Ukraine totaled 54.6 KMT in the three months of 2016/17 (September-November), or up almost 12% from last year (48.8 KMT in September-November 2015/16), according to UkrAgroConsult.

The bulk of palm oil comes to Ukraine from the world’s top producers of this commodity – Malaysia and Indonesia.

Read alsoAgri-year of records and new challengesThe shares of these countries in Ukrainian imports change regularly.

For instance, in 2015/16, Malaysia was the leading supplier of palm oil to Ukraine, accounting for some 62% of its total imports.

This season (2016/17), an unprecedented percentage of palm oil imports – over 83% – are represented by deliveries from Indonesia, UkrAgroConsult writes.