Wheat bran exports from Ukraine down in season 2016/17

12.01.2017

Ukrainian wheat bran exports in the first five months of 2016/17 were down year-on-year. Ukraine supplied roughly 220 KMT of wheat bran to foreign markets in July-November, or 13% less than in the same period last season (252 KMT), UkrAgroConsult notes.

Turkey remains a major importer of Ukrainian wheat bran. At the same time, noteworthy is growth of its share in Ukraine’s wheat bran exports. So, Turkey’s share reached 95.5% at the time against 81% in MY 2015/16. The country’s purchases in these months totaled 210 KMT, i.e. did not change from the previous year. However, a drop is observed in deliveries to other important destination markets such as China, Vietnam and Morocco, reports UkrAgroConsult. With regard to shipments to the European Union, they showed an upturn though insignificant.

As a reminder, Ukrainian exporters supplied a record wheat bran volume of some 600 KMT to foreign markets in season 2015/16. The previous high – 559 KMT – was hit in MY 2014/15.

 

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