Ukrainian farmers export almost 34 mln tonnes of grain since

03.05.2018

Flour shipments abroad over the period under review were 377,400 tonnes.

Ukrainian farmers exported over 33.8 million tonnes of grain from July 1, 2017, when the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY) began, to May 2, 2018. In particular, wheat exports totaled 15.1 million tonnes, those of barley were 4.1 million tonnes, and those of maize stood at 14.3 million tonnes, the press service of Ukraine's Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry has said. Read alsoUkraine to raise 2017/18 flour exports by 20% - analyst Rye exports totaled 32,700 tonnes.

Flour shipments abroad over the period under review were 377,400 tonnes, including 376,000 tonnes of wheat flour and 1,400 tonnes of other types of flour. As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian agribusinesses in MY 2016-2017 exported 43.8 million tonnes of grain, which was a record high over Ukraine's independence. At the same time, revenue from grain exports increased by 6%, to $6.4 billion. The previous record of grain exports at 39.4 million tonnes was reported in MY 2015-2016. Ukraine harvested 61.3 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops in 2017, which was 7.3% down from 2016, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine said.


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