July 8, 2014
Ukraine's grain exports grow 29% in past one year
Ukraine has exported 32.4 million tonnes of grain between June 2013 and July 2014, 29% higher than a year earlier, according to the country's Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food.
The state veterinary service quotes preliminary data, where Ukraine exported over 32.4 million tonnes of grain including 9.4 million tonnes of wheat, 20.1 million tonnes of corn and 2.5 million tonnes of barley.
The ministry of agricultural policy will continue working with market participants in the new grain year, which began on July 1.
On June 27, an inter-ministerial working group on the country's grain market adopted a final variant of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food and businesses exporting grain.