Ukraine set a new grain export record


A new record was registered in Ukraine as of May 17, 2017: the country had exported 39.14 MMT of grains this marketing year, or 120 KMT more than for the whole 2015/2016, the Ag Ministry’s press service reports.

This result was achieved by expanding barley exports, which totaled 5.14 MMT against for 4.4 MMT the whole season a year ago.

According to the State Fiscal Service, to date the grain export breakdown by crop looks as follows:

- wheat – 16.28 MMT;

- barley – 5.14 MMT;

- rye – 4 KMT;

- corn – 17.5 MMT.

Apart from grains, Ukraine also exported 306 KMT of flour, informs UkrAgroConsult.




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