Ukraine exports 5.5 mln tonnes of wheat by Oct 1 – Agriculture Ministry

Ukraine exports 5.5 mln tonnes of wheat by Oct 1 – Agriculture MinistryAs of October 1, Ukraine had exported 5.452 million tonnes of wheat, according to the website of the Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry.

Total exports amounted to 9.824 million tonnes of grain, while 430,000 tonnes were loaded onboard ships, in particular corn exports totaled 1.448 million tonnes, barley - 2.908 million tonnes, other grains - 16,000 tonnes.

As reported, the agricultural ministry forecasts that grain exports in the 2015/2016 marketing year (July-June) will reach 36.8 million tonnes. The harvest in 2015 will be 58-60 million tonnes.

Grain exports from Ukraine in the 2014/2015 marketing year, according to preliminary data, amounted to 34.805 million tonnes, including corn in the amount of 18.837 million tonnes. Some 11.234 million tonnes of wheat, 4.46 million tonnes of barley and 280,000 tonnes of other grains were supplied to foreign markets.

Source: Interfax
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