Ukraine grain exports down 9 pct at 30.8 mln T so far in 2017/18

05.04.2018

Ukraine's grain exports totalled30.8 million tonnes by Wednesday, down from 33.9 million tonneson the same date the previous season, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

So far in the 2017/1 8 season, which runs from July to June,Ukr aine has exported 14.2 million tonnes of wheat, 12.3 milliontonnes of maize and 4.1 million tonnes of barley, the ministry said in a statement.

Ukraine said it harvested 61.3 million tonnes of grain incalendar 2017, down from a record 66 million tonnes in 2016.

The ministry has said Ukrain e may export to 41 milliontonnes of grain this season.


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