In the United States expect a record grain harvest in Ukraine

В США ожидают рекордный урожай зерновых в Украине

In the current year grain harvest in Ukraine will exceed 72 million tons, the American experts predict.

The Ministry of agriculture of USA (USDA) forecasts a record grain harvest in Ukraine at the level of 72.1 million tonnes (+2.6 million tonnes markentingovoe to the previous year), exports to 50.7 million tons (+300 thousand tons by 2018/19 MG). This is stated in the may report on the Ministry’s website.

According to the report, the USDA predicts an increase of wheat production in Ukraine in 2019/20 MG due to good weather conditions up to 29 million tons (+4 million tons by 2018/19 MG). Wheat exports will amount to 19 million tons (+2.5 million tons).

At the same time, maize production will drop to 33 million tons (and 2.8 million tons), exports to 27 million tons (2.5 million tons).

Barley production in 2019/20 MG, according to the forecasts of USDA, will be 9 million tons (+1.4 million tons), exports to 4.5 million tons (+300 thousand tons).

Note, since the beginning of the 2018/2019 MG as of 10 may, Ukraine exported 43.5 million tons of grain and bean, which is 25% more than for similar date of previous MG. According to the Ministry of agrarian policy, grain exports will amount to 49 million tons.

As you know, last year Ukraine harvested a record grain harvest – approximately 70.1 million tons compared to 62 million tons a year earlier.

It should be noted that due to increase export prices to the Ukraine last markentingovoe year earned on the sale of grain to a record $ 7.2 billion.


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