January 3, 2014


Ukraine's Jul-Dec grain exports up 30% on-year


Since the beginning of the current marketing year (July 2013-June 2014) and as of December 30, 2013, grain exports from Ukraine amounted to 18.48 million tonnes, up 30% over the same date of previous marketing year.


According to the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, in particular, the country exported 6.8 million tonnes of wheat (including 5.5 million tonnes of food wheat), 2.03 million tonnes of barley and 9.5 million tonnes of corn. The gross grain harvest in Ukraine exceeded 63.8 million tonnes. The ministry estimates grain exports in the current marketing year at 32.5 million tonnes.