Grain shipment volumes lost 4.19 MT
From the beginning of MY2017/18, as of May 30, 2018, Ukraine exported 36.55 mln tons of grain, which is 4.19 mln tons less than over the corresponding period last year.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine informs that wheat exports in the reported period amounted to 16.18 mln tons, which is 485 thou. tons less as compared to the corresponding period last year.
Barley exports from the beginning of MY2017/18 totaled 4.19 mln tons (-1.07 mln tons), corn — 15.98 mln tons (-2.59 million tons).
The export of rye in the reported period amounted to 35 thou. tons.
Reference: the International Grains Council (IGC) projects an increase in Ukrainian grain production in MY2018/19 by 2.2 mln tons to 63.5 mln tons.