August 13, 2007


Grain traders maximize Ukraine's quotas on wheat, barley and corn



Grain traders in Ukraine as of August 1 had completely used up their export quotas for wheat, barley and corn.


The quotas, which were to last until October 1, 2007, had a total volume of 9,000 tonnes.


According to a report by the Agriculture Ministry, the 3,000-tonne export quota for rye was unused.


As reported, on July 1, 2007, Ukraine introduced export quotas for grain totaling 12,000 tonnes; 3,000 tonnes each for wheat, barley, corn and rye. 

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