February 26, 2013


Ukraine's grain export reaches 17.3 million tonnes



Ukraine already exported 17.3 million tonnes of grains on foreign markets since the beginning of 2012-13 marketing year and as of February 21, 2013.


This was declared by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on February 22.


In particular, during the period Ukraine exported 6.2 million tonnes of wheat (including milling wheat - 5.2 million tonnes), 8.9 million tonnes of corn and nearly two million tonnes of barley.


In the reporting period of 2012-13 marketing year the volume of exports of oilseeds totalled 2.2 million tonnes.


In February, Ukraine supplied 1.1 million tonnes of grains and 242,100 tonnes of oilseeds on foreign markets.