Grain export 2019/20: corn supply 3.6 mln t higher YoY

Infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19


Since the start of 2019/20 (July 2019 – June 2020), Ukraine has supplied 42.9 mln t of staple grains to foreign markets.

As of Mar. 13, agricultural commodities shipment increased by 8.66 mln t from the prior year's comparative period, 34.29 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 — 16.98 mln t (4.21 mln t more y-o-y);
  • barley — 4.06 mln t (784 thou. t more y-o-y);
  • corn — 21.38 mln t (3.77 mln t more y-o-y);
  • rye — 5 thou. t (83.2 thou. t less y-o-y).

Grain production worldwide (click for full resolution)

Previously reported that international prices of all major cereals, except rice, fell in February. Wheat prices were generally lower, in part due to continued well-supplied markets while the negative impact on demand resulting from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) also contributed to the price decline.

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