Grain export 2019/20: corn shipment 3 mln t higher YoY
Since the start of 2019/20 (July 2019 – June 2020), Ukraine has supplied 39.48 mln t of staple grains to foreign markets.
As of Feb. 24, agricultural commodities shipment increased by 7.65 mln t (24.5%) from the prior year's comparative period, 31.83 mln t, the information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine reports.
Grain export structure in the reporting period is as follows:
- wheat — 16.35 mln t (3.98 mln t more y-o-y);
- barley — 3.99 mln t (711 thou. t more y-o-y);
- corn — 18.65 mln t (3.09 mln t more y-o-y);
- rye — 5 thou. t (82.6 thou. t less y-o-y).
As a reminder, in 2019 Ukraine imported major agricultural crops seeds for the amount of more than USD 410.3 mln, whereas the export of seeds from the country stood at USD 15.10 mln.