Ukraine to cut wheat export in 2019/20

In H1 2019/20, the pace of wheat exports from Ukraine will subside and thus it will be lower than in H1 2018/19, reports.

As informed by the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, in the period of July-December 2019, the export of wheat from Ukraine exceeded last year's figures. According to experts' forecasts, in January-May 2020, grain shipment should be lower from the prior year's relevant period. In June, wheat trade is expected to increase.

In 2018/19, exported volume reached 15.98 mln t. In the current marketing year, wheat supply from Ukraine is projected at 20.01 mln t.

Wheat production in Ukraine and worldwide (click for full resolution)

As a reminder, the high rate of grain export today preserved in Ukraine is facilitated by the railway logistics.

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