Flour export shipment from Ukraine slashed a quarter
Since the start of 2020/21, flour export shipment from Ukraine has reached 28.4 thou. t, 8.2 thou. t (24%) less from the prior year's comparative indicator (36.6 thou. t).
The information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine reports that by Aug. 19 exports reached the following indicators:
- wheat flour: 28.2 thou. t, ▼8.1 thou. t or 22% less from the comparative period of 2019/20
- other types of flour: 0.2 thou. t, ▼0.1 thou. t or 50% less
Product shipment from Ukraine in 2019/20 made up 334.2 thou. t. Flour exports in the 2018/19 season reached 301.4 thou. t vs. 413 thou. t in 2017/18.
Learn more: Flour production 2019: Ukraine's market leaders
By 2025 the volume of world flour consumption may increase by about 20 mln t compared to the current level and reach apx. 400 mln t.