Ukraine. Grain export volumes for 2016/17 were agreed between Ministry of Agrarian Policy and grain exporters


Today, September 30 Ministry of Agrarian Policy and grain exporters signed Annex №1 to the  Memorandum of understanding for 2016/17 MY, UkrAgroConsult informs. According to the document, the forecasted export volumes of wheat and meslin in the current season equal 16.5 MMT. This includes wheat of 1-5 grade – 10.1 MMT, 6 grade wheat and non-grade wheat – 6.4 MMT. Agreed volume of barley – 5.6 MMT, rye – 1 KMT.

During the meeting Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Kutoviy announced estimate of milling wheat production in Ukraine, according to which share of milling wheat in the total wheat crop of 2016 is 60%.

Apart from this, the Minister informed that in August Ukraine exported record high volume of grain  - over 4 MMT and total grain exports of 2016 crop have already exceeded 10 MMT.



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