Ukraine grain exports at 4.6 mln T so far in 2018/19


Ukraine has exported 4.6 million tonnes of grain since the season began in July, down from around 4.9 million tonnes at the same point last season, Ukraine's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

So far in the (July-June) 2018/19 season, Ukraine has exported 2.3 million tonnes of wheat, 1.19 million tonnes of barley and 1 million tonnes of maize, it said in a statement.

Ukraine plans to harvest at least 60 million tonnes of grain in calendar year 2018, down from 61.3 million in 2017.

The country exported 39.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2017/18 season and may export around 40 million tonnes this season, according to acting agriculture minister Maksym Martyniuk.

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