Sea ports provided for a 2.5x higher grain shipment

In the week of Oct. 19–25, staple grains shipment in Ukrainian seaports totalled 1.87 mln t, 2.5x higher from the previous week (776 thou. t), the APK-Inform consultancy reports.

In the reporting period, wheat shipment increased 2x wk/wk from 386 thou. t to 814 thou. t. Barley shipment dropped 31% to 118 thou. t. Corn exports were up by 4.25x to 934 thou. t.

The top three importers of grain in the past week are as followed:

  • Turkey — 243 thou. t;
  • Indonesia — 187 thou. t;
  • China — 137 thou. t.

The leading position in terms of the transshipment volume of staple grains since the start of 2019/20 is held by the port of Mykolaiv (6.56 mln t). The port of Pivdenny (former Yuzhny) provided for the transshipment of 3.62 mln t, and Chernomorsk — 3.45 mln t.

Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 17.94 mln t of staple grains.

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