Russia sunflower seeds export quantities

The amount of sunflower seeds exported by Russia in 2020 was 1,374,438 tonnes. In 2019 Russia shipped 707,349 tonnes of sunflower seeds. Across 2019 alone, the demand for Russia sunflower seeds (oil seeds category) has increased, recording a change of 712.177 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sunflower seeds' exports increased by 125.53% earning the exporter US$251.46m for the year 2019. Russia's sunflower seeds exports are categorised as:

  • Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken (HS code 120600)


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Russia sunflower seeds export values

In 2019, Russia shipped sunflower seeds with a value of 251.46m USD, an improvement of 404.67% from 2018's total sunflower seeds export of 49.827m USD. The annual change in value of Russia sunflower seeds between 2017 to 2018 was -62.013%.

The annual/yearly variation in the volume of Russia's sunflower seeds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 125.53 pc in comparison to a variation of 712.177% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Russia's share of the world's total sunflower seeds' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Russia holds number 38 in world exports of sunflower seeds.


Export markets for Russia sunflower seeds ( in '000$ )

Russia's top export markets for sunflower seeds are Turkey, Denmark, Belarus, China and United Kingdom (UK).


Import/Export Trends

Russia is a net importer of sunflower seeds. The annual growth of Russia sunflower seeds in value between 2015 to 2019 was 89%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was 102%, per annum.

Russia purchased 51,987 tonnes of sunflower seeds in 2019.


The production of sunflower seeds in Russia was 15,379,287 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 20.57%. The country had approximately 8,414,731.00 hectares under sunflower seeds cultivation.