Grain export 2019/20: corn sales volumes added 30 pct

Ukrainian seaports have shipped 27.69 mln t of staple grains for export since the start of 2019/20.

As of December 16th, commodities shipment increased by 6.88 mln t from the comparative period of the previous year, the information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine reports.

The grain export structure in the reporting period is as follows:

  • wheat — 14.1 mln t (4.26 mln t more y-o-y);
  • barley — 3.66 mln t (534 thou. t more y-o-y);
  • corn — 9.6 mln t (2.12 mln t more y-o-y);
  • rye — 5 thou. t (73.2 thou. t less y-o-y).

Agricultural products export from Ukraine (click for full resolution)

Previously reported that the reduction of the sown areas and dry weather conditions cut the forecast for wheat harvest in Ukraine in 2020/21 by apx. 1% to 23.7 mln t.

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