Ukraine to gather second largest wheat harvest


Elizaveta Malyshkois a grain market leading expert of "UkrAgroConsult"

Last week the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine published results of grain and oil crops sowing, as well as data on winter crops losses. This information usually comes to the market with some delay, when early grain harvesting is in full swing. Nevertheless, this data still deserves attention, as it is some kind of a checking mechanism to adjust production estimates.

In 2016 statistics publication caused a revision of official harvesting area estimates. Primarily, this concerns wheat, barley and rapeseed.

harvesting area estimateFinal data on winter crops losses demonstrated that wintering passed relatively fine. Rapeseed with losses at 36% (25% last year) appeared to be the only exception.

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