Grain exports reached 34 MT
Ukraine since the beginning of MY2017/18 exported more than 34 mln tons of grain compared to 36.9 mln tons over the corresponding period of the previous year. According to the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumers Protection (SSUFSCP), the exported crops over the reported period are as follows:
- wheat — 15.1 mln tons (over the corresponding period of MY2016/17 — 15.6 mln tons);
- barley — over 4 mln tons (5.1 mln tons);
- corn — over 14 mln tons (15.7 mln tons).
It is noted that the export of milling wheat amounted to almost 8.7 mln tons (10 mln tons), fodder wheat — more than 6.4 mln tons (5.5 mln tons).
Previously it was reported that in MY2018/19 the volume of grain exports from Ukraine would increase by 6% in comparison with the indicator expected in the current season (40.6 million tons). Thus, grain exports should reach 43.3 million tons.