Grain shipment in Ukrainian sea ports dropped for all crops

In the week of Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, staple grains shipment in Ukrainian seaports totalled 1.43 mln t, 23% lower wk/wk (1.86 mln t), the APK-Inform consultancy reports.

In the reporting period, wheat shipment decreased 18% from the previous week from 816 thou. t to 668 thou. t. Barley shipment dropped 44% to 66 thou. t. Corn exports fell by 25% to 692 thou. t.

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

  • the Netherlands — 211 thou. t;
  • Turkey — 164 thou. t;
  • Egypt — 145 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 (6.95 mln t). The port of Pivdenny (former Yuzhny) provided for the transshipment of 3.90 mln t, and Chernomorsk — 3.83 mln t.

Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 19.64 mln t of staple grains.

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