Grain export 2022/23: corn dominates grain supplies from Ukraine

Staple grains export shipment from Ukraine since the start of the 2022/23(1 July 2022-30 June 2023) season has come to 1.867 mln t. As reported by the Agrarian Ministry, commodities shipment as of August 5 dropped by 1.762 mln t, 48% down YoY.

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

 Commodity Total In August 2022 YoY
 Corn 1 249 147 200
 Wheat 444 83 806
 Barley 165 23 1 147
 Rye 0 0 5,1

Maritime ports of Ukraine were blocked by russia since February 24, 2022, the day this country started a full-scale war against Ukraine, until on 22 July a grain deal was signed in Turkey.

The first bulk carrier — RAZONI sailing under the flag of Sierra Leone — left the Port of Odesa on August 1. She will deliver 26,527 t of Ukrainian corn to Tripoli, Lebanon.

A convoy of three bulk carriers left the ports of Odesa and Chornomorsk on August 5.

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As of August 4, early crops harvesting in Ukraine was completed on 4.8 mln ha (41% of the proj. areas).

Producers collected 17.5 mln t of new crop grain:

  • wheat: 12.6 mln t, 3.6 t/ha
  • barley: 4.4 mln t, 3.38 t/ha
  • rapeseed: 2.5 mln t, 2.68 t/ha
  • peas: 226 thou. t, 2.24 t/ha

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

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