27.7 MT of grain traded abroad since the beginning of 2017/18

Ukraine from the beginning of 2017/18, as of March 12, exported 26.66 million tons of grain, which is 2.75 million tons less than over the same period last year.

The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine informs that wheat exports over the reporting period amounted to 13.38 mln tons, which is 480 thou. tons less than in the same period last year.

According to the report, from the beginning of 2017/18 Ukraine exported 4.02 mln tons of barley (660 thou. tons less) and 10.14 mln tons of corn (1.54 mln tons less). The export of rye amounted to 18.2 thou. tons.

Reference: the forecast for global wheat production in 2017/18 was increased by 0.54 mln tons to 758.79 mln tons.

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