Ukraine in the current MG in 2016/2017 exported over 20 million tons of grain

Украина в нынешнем в 2016/2017 МГ экспортировала более 20 млн т зерна

As of 15 December, with the beginning of the marketing year (MG) 2016/2017 from Ukraine on foreign markets was delivered 20,061 million tons of grain, which was 880 thousand tons more than in the same period last year.

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of agriculture.

More than half of the exports (10.6 million tons) was attributable to the export of wheat. Its exports over the same period last year to 1.1 million t. the Volume of supply of maize on the contrary decreased by 450 thousand tonnes to 5.3 million tonnes of Barley increased by 200 thousand MT to 4 million tonnes.

Also, from 1 July 2016 from Ukraine were exported 165 thousand tons of flour.

It is reported that traditionally, the largest importers of Ukrainian grain were the countries of Asia and Africa: Egypt, China, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and others.

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We will remind, in Ukraine created the national export strategy.

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