March 21, 2006


Ukraine's July-February grain exports up 22.5 percent at 9.67 million tonnes



Ukraine exported 9.67 million tonnes of grain between the Jul 1, 2005 start of the current marketing year and Feb 28, according to preliminary figures published Monday by the state statistics committee.


This is a rise of 22.5 percent on the 7.897 million tonnes exported in the corresponding period in the previous marketing year.


Exports in February totalled 1.045 million tonnes, an increase of 41.8 percent on-year.