Ukraine exports 29.9 mln tonnes of grain since start of 2016/2017 MY


Ukraine since the beginning of the 2016/2017 marketing year (MY, July-June) and as of March 7, 2017 had exported 29.91 million tonnes of grain.

According to the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, the country exported about 13.69 million tonnes of wheat, 4.67 million tonnes of barley and 11.37 million tonnes of corn.

In addition, 265,100 tonnes of flour were exported.

As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine in the 2015/2016 MY (July-June) exported 39.487 million tonnes of grain, which is 13.5% more than in the previous season.

According to the forecasts of the ministry, grain exports in the 2016/2017 MY could reach about 40 million tonnes.

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