Corn exports from Ukraine increased 112%
In three months of MY2018/19, Ukraine exported 4.66 million tons of corn, which is 112% more than during the corresponding period last year, UkrAgroConsult reports.
This is also the maximum volume for the indicated period since 2013/14.
In November 2018/19, Ukraine exported 3.12 million tons of corn. This is twice as much as in the first two months of the current season and is 97.4% more than in November 2017.
In September-November 2018/19, the key importers of Ukrainian corn are the EU, China and Libya. At the same time, in comparison with the relevant period last season, exports to the EU increased by more than four times, to Libya — by 110%. Turkey is also among the largest importers of Ukrainian corn, it increased imports by 125%.
At the same time, in the reporting period, there was a significant decline in exports to such key consumers of Ukrainian corn as Israel and Tunisia.
As previously reported, grain and leguminous crops stocks in Ukraine as of December 1, 2018, were 25.8% higher than on the same date last year.