Grain export 2019/20: corn shipment crossed 1 million tons
Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 1.69 million tons of grain and leguminous crops. Commodities shipment increased 2.2x (911 thou. tons) from the prior year's comparative period — 778 thou. tons.
By the data of the Agrarian Ministry, grain exported volumes in the reporting period are as follows:
- wheat — 322 thou. tons (up 75 thou. tons y-o-y);
- barley — 327 thou. tons (up 78 thou. tons y-o-y);
- corn — 1.04 million tons (up 756 thou. tons y-o-y).
Rye was not shipped in the indicated period.
In the 2018/19 season, grain exports from Ukraine reached 49,74 million tons. This volume is 21 percent (10,37 million tons) higher from the indicator for the last year's comparative period (39,37 million tons).