March 2, 2010

 

Ukraine grain exports up 12.4% in January

 

 

In January 2010, Ukrainian grain exports rose by 12.4% or 184,490 tonnes, to 1.6 million tonnes worth US$255.20 million, as compared to a year ago.

 

According to reports, grain exports in January 2009 fell by 33.7% or 848,790 tonnes compared to December 2009.

 

In December 2009, grain exports increased by 28.5% or 558,63 tonnes compared to December 2008, to 2.5 million tonnes for US$373.41 million.

 

In 2009, grain exports rose by 59.6% or by 9,610,460 tonnes to 25.7 million tonnes for US$3,556.14 million year-on-year.