March 21, 2013


Ukraine's grain export volume rises by 4.3 million tonnes



The volume of Ukraine's grain exports since the beginning of the season (July 1, 2012), and as of March 17, 2013, totalled 18.72 million tonnes, an increase of 4.3 million tonnes on-year.


This was announced by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on March 18.


In particular, since the beginning of 2012-13 marketing year (MY) Ukraine exported 6.22 million tonnes of wheat (including 5.33 million tonnes - of milling wheat), 10.14 million tonnes of corn and 2.04 million tonnes of barley.


Since the beginning of the current month, the volume of grain exports from the country totalled 921,000 tonnes, including 860,700 tonnes of corn, 45,900 tonnes of corn, and 14,000 tonnes of barley.