Grain exports from Ukraine may reach over 38 m tonnes - USDA forecast

 Grain exports from Ukraine may reach over 38 m tonnes - USDA forecastThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) forecasts grain harvest in Ukraine in the 2017/2018 marketing year (MY, July-June) in the amount of 61.79 million tonnes, while exports could reach 38.31 million tonnes.

This is reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

According to a report on the website of the U.S. agency, the forecast for the harvest of fodder grain is 36.79 million tonnes, of which maize is 28 million tonnes, barley is 7.4 million tonnes. The forecast for the wheat yield is 25 million tonnes.

USDA forecasts wheat exports by Ukraine in the 2017/2018 MY at the level of 14.5 million tonnes. Exports of feed grain, according to the forecast, will amount to 23.81 million tonnes, including 20 million tonnes of maize.

Read also: USDA revised grain harvest in Ukraine up to 65.1m tonnes for 2016/17

As reported, Ukraine since the beginning of the 2016/2017 MY and as of May 10, 2017, had exported 37.956 million tonnes of grain.
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