Grain export 2020/21: staples shipment down 22%
Since the start of 2020/21, staple grains export shipment from Ukraine has reached 3.99 mln t.
As of August 12, agricultural commodities shipment dropped by 1.1 mln t (22%) from the prior year's comparative period, 5.1 mln t, the information-analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine reports.
Grain export structure in the reporting period:
- wheat: 2.26 mln t, 131 thou. t or ▲6% y-o-y
- barley: 1.23 mln t, 133 thou. t or ▼10% y-o-y
- corn: 499 thou. t, 1.1 mln t or ▼69% y-o-y
- rye: 0.3 thou. t, 0.3 thou. t or ▲100% y-o-y
In the 2019/20 season, grains, pulses and flour export from Ukraine totalled the record 57.2 mln t, 6.8 mln t higher YoY (2018/19: 50.4 mln t).
IGC experts revised downward the forecast for global grain production in 2020/21 to 2.23 bln t, 12 mln t lower from the previous forecast (2.24 bln t).