Ukraine: Scenario of corn market development


Next spring corn acreage is expected to be record large due to very dry autumn. Corn is one of the major grains which farmers can choose while deciding upon crop structure.

The study "Ukraine: Scenario of corn market development” reveals the main factors of farmers’ decision-making and possible trends of corn seeds market development for the next year and in the near future.

The study on corn seeds market includes:

  • Increasing cost of agricultural production as a global trend. Influence of prices on resources and crop structure development;
  •  General characteristics of corn seeds market, its capacity by segments; agricultural policy;
  •  Seeds production in Ukraine;
  •  Corn seeds: foreign trade;
  •  Pricing in Ukraine;
  •   Major trends of the seeds market in 2008-2013, correlation of world and domestic prices of major grain crops;
  •   Corn production forecast in Ukraine;
  •    Possible scenarios of corn market development for the next five years. Price forecast for food and feed corn;
  •    Supply and demand balance. Growing domestic consumption axis. Margin of corn and other competitive crops production, 2008-2013.

It will be completed in February 2012 and available in Russian and English.