Grain export 2021/22: over 30.7 mln t shipped to foreign markets from Ukraine

Staple grains export shipment from Ukraine since the start of the 2021/22(1 July 2021-30 June 2022) season has crossed 30.7 mln t. As reported by the Agrarian Ministry, commodities shipment as of 24 December increased by 5.67 mln t, 22.6% up YoY (24 Dec. 2020: 25.07 mln t).

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

 Commodity Total In Dec. 2021 YoY
 Corn 9 597 3 480 1 018
 Wheat 15 634 906 3 268
 Barley 5 195 243 1 449
 Rye 87,8 7,2 86,1

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 Government also considers milling wheat export from the country. The decision is reported to be taken in January.

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The new crop progress in Ukraine as of 20 December came to 84.17 mln t of grains and legumes on 15.71 mln ha. The average yield made up 5.36 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 December report at 24.2 mln t, 0.2 mln t above the previous report. Corn outlook for Ukraine was improved by the USDA analysts, production should reach 40 mln t in 2021/22.

Grains production and export from Ukraine (click for higher resolution)

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