Ukraine exports a third less flour in 2018/19

The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reports that Ukraine exported 289.6 thou. tons of flour by June 21st, 2019.

This volume is 29.8 percent less from last year's comparative period (412.3 thou. tons).

Since the start of 2018/19, wheat flour shipments have reached 288.2 thou. tons (–122.5 thou. tons from prior year's comparative period), whereas other types of flour — 1.4 thou. tons (–0.2 thou. tons).

In 2017/18, flour exports reached 413 thou. tons.

Previously it was reported that the order was issued to amend the date of entry into force of the new standard for wheat DSTU 3768:2019 “Wheat. Technical conditions”, replacing the effective DSTU 3768:2010. Under the new order, the new standard for wheat took effect on June 10th 2019, before the start of the 2019/20 season.

Wheat parameters under the new standard DSTU 3768:2019 (click for full resolution)

The infographic guide Agribusiness of Ukraine 2017/18 is available by the link.

The Ukrainian agricultural export structure and incomes (click for full resolution)

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