Corn shipment in seaports declined a quarter

In the week of Nov. 2–8, staple grains shipment in Ukrainian seaports totalled 1.04 mln t, 29% lower wk/wk (1.47 mln t), the APK-Inform consultancy reports.

In the reporting period, wheat shipment decreased 25% from the previous week from 639 thou. t to 480 thou. t. Barley shipment dropped 10x to 7 thou. t. Corn exports fell by 26% to 552 thou. t.

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

  • Spain — 116 thou. t;
  • China — 116 thou. t;
  • Turkey — 103 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 (7.453 mln t). The port of Pivdenny (former Yuzhny) provided for the transshipment of 3.989 mln t, and Chernomorsk — 3.987 mln t.

Since the start of 2019/20, Ukraine exported 20.76 mln t of staple grains.

The new edition of the infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19 is available for download.

Agricultural products export from Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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