Grain export 2019/20: wheat trade 3.6 mln t higher YoY

Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 14.25 mln t of staple crops. As of October 4th, commodities shipment increased 4.9 mln t (1.5x) from the prior year's comparative period.

By the data of the Agrarian Ministry, grain exported volumes in the reporting period are as follows:

  • wheat —  9.06 mln t (3.6 mln t more y-o-y);
  • barley — 2.95 mln t (797 thou. t more y-o-y);
  • corn — 2.21 mln t (692 thou. t more y-o-y);
  • rye — 2 thou. t (47.1 thou. t less y-o-y).

In the 2018/19 season, grain exports from Ukraine reached 49.74 mln t. This volume is 21% (10.37 mln t) higher from the indicator for the 2017/18 comparative period (39.37 mln t).

In 2019/20, Ukraine may export a record volume of wheat, 18.2 mln t, which is almost 18% higher from the previous season's indicator, 15.5 mln t.

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