Grain export 2019/20: corn shipment intensified 4%
Since the start of 2019/20, grain export shipment from Ukraine has reached 54.35 mln t.
As of June 1, agricultural commodities shipment increased by 7.49 mln t (16%) 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 — 20.16 mln t (33.8% or 5.09 mln t more y-o-y);
- barley — 4.86 mln t (38% or 1.34 mln t more y-o-y);
- corn — 28.63 mln t (4% or 1.12 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.