Grain export 2019/20: grain shipment 1.6x higher
Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine delivered to foreign markets 9.8 mln t of grain and leguminous crops. Commodities shipment increased 3.5 mln t from the prior year's comparative period, 6.3 mln t.
By the data of the Agrarian Ministry, grain exported volumes in the reporting period are as follows:
- wheat — 5.6 mln t (up 2.2 mln t y-o-y);
- barley — 2.3 mln t (up 772 thou. t y-o-y);
- corn — 1.9 mln t (up 584 thou. t y-o-y);
- rye — 1.9 thou. t (24.4 thou. t less y-o-y).
In the 2018/19 season, grain exports from Ukraine reached 49,74 million tons. This volume is 21% (10.37 mln t) higher from the indicator for the last year's comparative period (39.37 mln t).