Ukraine decreased grain exports

Украина уменьшила экспорт зерновых

The fall of grain exports amounted to over 600 thousand tons in all major crops except corn.

Since the beginning of the current marketing year, Ukraine exported nearly 6 million tons of grain crops. It is reported by the state foods and consumer service on Friday, August 31.

In particular, there were exported 3.2 million tons of wheat (including food and 1.9 million tonnes of feed wheat – more than 1.3 million tons), barley – nearly 1.4 million tons, corn – 1.2 million tonnes.

While during the same period of the previous marketing year was exported 6.6 million tons of grain, in particular, 3.5 million tons of wheat, barley – 1.8 mln tonnes, maize – 1 mln tonnes.

Also as part of the current marketing year it exported 1.08 tonnes of oilseeds, including rapeseed – 1.03 million tons, soybeans – 50 thousand tons.

Nakaune it was reported that Ukraine reduced the yield of early grain crops. With an area of 9.9 million hectares harvested 34.3 million tons of grain, which is three million less than the year before.

In 2018, the Ministry of agrarian policy forecasts grain harvest in Ukraine at the level of last year – “60 million tonnes+”.

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