January 25, 2013

 

Ukraine exports 7.3 million tonnes of corn in Jan 2013

 

 

Farmers in the Ukraine have supplied 15.5 million tonnes of grain crops to international markets as of January 21, 2013, including 7.3 million tonnes of corn, according to the country's Agricultural Policy and Food Minister, Mykola Prysiazhniuk.

 

According to him, Ukraine has already exported more than half of the potential amount of grain, which was projected after the harvesting campaign.

 

The minister also said that Ukraine remains among the top five grain exporters in the world. At present, apart from corn, farmers are still exporting barley, with nearly two million tonnes already supplied to foreign markets, the minister said.