Grain export 2019/20: corn trade 750 thou. t higher
Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 16.11 mln t of staple crops. As of October 18th, commodities shipment increased 6.66 (1.4x) mln t from the prior year's comparative period.
By the data of the Agrarian Ministry, grain export shipment in the reporting period are as followed:
- wheat — 10.1 mln t (3.22 mln t more y-o-y);
- barley — 3.05 mln t (697 thou. t more y-o-y);
- corn — 2.76 mln t (750 thou. t more y-o-y);
- rye — 4.1 thou. t (53.2 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).