May 22, 2009

Ukraine grain exports fall sharply so far in May

Ukraine's grain exports fell sharply to 681,000 tonnes in May 1-19 from 1.173 million tonnes in the same period in April, UkrAgroConsult agriculture consultancy said Thursday (May 21).


Exports in May included 361,000 tonnes of wheat, 196,900 tonnes of corn and 122,600 tonnes of barley.


Most of the wheat were shipped to South Korea and Turkey, corn to Iran, Egypt and Libya, and barley to Iran and Saudi Arabia, UkrAgroConsult said.