October 5, 2006


Ukraine exports 2.46 million tonnes of corn in 2005/06



Ukraine exported 2.46 million tonnes of corn in the marketing year Oct 1, 2005 to Sep 30, 2006, which is 5 percent more than in the previous marketing year, the national customs authority reported Wednesday (Oct 4).


Spain, Libya, Belarus, Russia and Israel were the biggest importers of the Ukrainian grain.


Ukraine harvested in 2005 7.17 million tonnes of corn, compared with 8.87 million tonnes in 2004.