June 14, 2013


Ukraine plans to export 3.5 million tonnes grain to Iran, Syria


Ukraine intends to export annually two million tonnes of grains to Iran and 1.5 million tonnes of grains to Syria.


This was announced by Nikolai Prysyazhnyuk, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, on June 10.


The Head of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy noted that political instability and conflicts in the Middle East hit on Ukrainian crops exports, reducing the volume of supplies by 30-40%.