Grain export 2021/22: staple grains shipment crosses 24 mln t

Staple grains export shipment from Ukraine since the start of the 2021/22(1 July 2021-30 June 2022) season has reached 24.19 mln t. As reported by the Agrarian Ministry, commodities shipment as of 24 November increased by 3.62 mln t, 17.6% up YoY (24 Nov. 2020: 20.6 mln t).

Ukraine's grain export at the reporting date by crops (thou. t):

 Commodity Total In Nov. 2021 YoY
 Corn 4 846 2 521 75
 Wheat 14 183 1 830 2 433
 Barley 4 879 362 1 182
 Rye 77,1 21,6 75,4

As a reminder, wheat export from Ukraine in 2021/22 was limited to 25.3 mln t. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Agrarian Ministry and grain market participants.

The new crop progress in Ukraine as of 18 November came to 76.67 mln t of grains and legumes on 14.9 mln ha. The average yield made up 5.2 t/ha.

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Agricultural commodities formed 45% of the total structure of Ukraine's exports in 2020. Europe imported 32.4% of products shipped.

Wheat export from Ukraine in 2021/22 is projected by the USDA in its November report at 24 mln t, 0.5 mln t above the previous report. Corn outlook for Ukraine was left unchanged by the USDA analysts, exports should reach 31.5 mln t in 2021/22.

ARIA Commodities supplied 30,000 t of food wheat to Turkey and 33,000 t of corn to South Korea.

CFG is also working on boosting its shipment of milling wheat to Saudi Arabia. The company's latest shipment totalled 121 thou. t.

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