Grain shipment in Ukrainian seaports halved
In the period of April 13-19, grain shipments from the Ukrainian seaports stood at 598 thou. tons, 52 per cent lower from the previous week, the APK-Inform consultancy reports.
Shipments of corn reduced to 392 thou. tons vs. 804 thou. tons in the prior week. Wheat was exported in the amount of 207 thou. tons, 62 per cent less wk/wk. Barley was not shipped in the reporting period.
The top-3 importers of grain in the reporting period are China (132 thou. tons), Indonesia (99 thou. tons) and Iran (68 thou. tons).
The leading position in terms of the transshipment volume of main crops in the current marketing year is held by the port of Mykolaiv (10 million tons). The ports of Chernomorsk and Pivdenny (Yuzhny) provided for the transshipment of 8.9 million tons and 7.4 million tons, respectively.
Previously it was reported that, in July-March 2018/19, record 161.8 thou. tons of rapeseed meal were exported from Ukraine.
The infographic guide Agribusiness of Ukraine 2017/18 is available by the link.