Grain export 2019/20: supply totalled over 54 mln t
Since the start of 2019/20, grain export shipment from Ukraine has reached 54.09 mln t.
As of May 29, agricultural commodities shipment increased by 7.97 mln t (17.3%) from the prior year's comparative period, 46.13 mln t, the information-analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine reports.
Grain export structure in the reporting period is as follows:
- wheat — 20.15 mln t (35% or 5.22 mln t more y-o-y);
- barley — 4.81 mln t (38% or 1.32 mln t more y-o-y);
- corn — 28.43 mln t (6% or 1.48 mln t more y-o-y);
- rye — 8.2 thou. t (91% or 80.0 thou. t less y-o-y).
The Government postponed the decision on corn export limit in 2019/20. The Annex 2 to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Economy Ministry and grain market participants was elaborated and considered by the parties.