Grain export 2019/20: Ukraine traded abroad over 48 mln t of grains
Grain export shipment from Ukraine has grown to 48.14 mln t since the start of 2019/20 (July 2019 – June 2020).
As of Apr. 15, agricultural commodities shipment increased by 8.45 mln t (21%) from the prior year's comparative period, 39.69 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 — 18.35 mln t (34% or 4.63 mln t more y-o-y);
- barley — 4.52 mln t (35% or 1.16 mln t more y-o-y);
- corn — 24.6 mln t (11% or 2.74 mln t more y-o-y);
- rye — 8.2 thou. t (91% or 80.0 thou. t less y-o-y).
The Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine and grain traders signed a document which provides for a limit of wheat export from Ukraine in 2019/20, i.e. until June 30, 2020, at 20.2 mln t.