Export of corn from Ukraine to Israel increased 15% in Oct-Mar

In the first half of 2017/18 (October-March), 773.7 thou. tons of corn were exported from Ukraine to Israel, which is 15% higher than the corresponding indicator of the previous season (670.2 thou. tons), APK-Inform writes.

Thus, in the current season, Israel accounted for 7% of the total exports of Ukrainian corn (10.9 million tons over the indicated period), while in the previous season the countrie's amounted to 5%.

"Against the background of the signing of an agreement on free trade between Ukraine and Israel, this direction is promising for the sale of Ukrainian grain. In addition to corn, Ukrainian barley, wheat and wheat flour are actively exported to Israel," analysts note.

Reference: on March 28, Ukraine and Israel concluded the negotiations on the establishment of a free trade zone between the countries.

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