September 11, 2006


Ukraine's Oct-Aug corn exports up 7 percent on-year



Ukraine exported 2.5 million tonnes of corn between the beginning of the current corn marketing year Oct 1, 2005 and Aug 31, a rise of 7 percent on the year, the National Customs Authority said.


The largest importers of Ukraine's corn during the period were Spain, Libya, Belarus, Israel and Russia.


In August Ukraine's corn export totalled 21,200 tonnes worth US$3.12 million, with practically the entire amount going to Russia.