05 May 2018

Ukraine exported over 35 mln tonnes of grains — SSUFSCP

Since the beginning of 2017/18 MY, and as of May 4, Ukraine exported more than 35 mln tonnes of grain crops, against 38 mln tonnes in the same period last season, reported the phytosanitary security and seed farming control department at the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection (SSUFSCP).

In particular, the export volumes of wheat totaled over 15.4 mln tonnes (including 9 mln tonnes of milling wheat, and over 6.4 mln tonnes of feed wheat), barley — 4 mln tonnes, and corn — nearly 15 mln tonnes.

In addition, in the current MY Ukraine shipped over 4.6 mln tonnes of oilseed crops on foreign markets, as opposed to 3.7 mln tonnes in the same period last season. In particular, the foreign supplies of rapeseed totaled 2.1 mln tonnes, and soybeans — 2.5 mln tonnes.

The source: APK-Inform