December 26, 2011


Ukraine exports 8.1 million tonnes of grains to date


Ukraine exported 8.1 million tonnes of grains as of December 19, including 2.3 million tonnes of wheat, 3.8 million tonnes of corn and 83,000 tonnes of rapeseed.


Corn is still the prevailing agricultural crop in export trading, said Sergei Kvasha, head of the Department of economy and agricultural market development under the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.


In November Ukraine exported 2.14 million tonnes of grains, including 1.718 million tonnes of corn, or 78% of the general exports.


Exports of milling grains in November totalled 220,000 tonnes, Kvasha said.

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