Ukraine and Russia exported nearly 15.3 MMT of grain in 2018/19 MY


UKRAINE. According to the State Fiscal Service, Ukraine exported some 5.5 MMT of grains in the 2018/19 season by September 3, 2018. This is 16.1% less than at the same time a year ago (6.6 MMT), reports UkrAgroConsult.

This volume included 2.9 MMT of wheat (down 15,1% year-on-year), 1,4 MMT of barley (down 32.1%) and 1.2 MMT of corn (up 5%).

In addition, the country also shipped abroad 27.7 KMT of flour in the period under review, or 30.5% less than at the same time last year.

RUSSIA. Russia continues exporting grain at a rapid pace. According to current information of the Federal Statistics Service of Russia, 9.8 MMT of grains were exported in MY 2018/19 by August 30, 2018. This is up 39% from the same period last season.

Wheat exports in the reporting period totaled 8.2 MMT, or 1.6 times more than in the same period in MY 2017/2018.

Barley exports amounted 1.2 MMT that is down 13% from the same time in MY 2017/2018.

More detailed information on the latest trends in grain exports, supply and demand balances with breakdown by crop, price behavior as well as on crop conditions and progress in harvesting/planting in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.



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