Grain exports from Ukraine by 3.2 million tonnes worse than last year
As of 11.04.18 in the current season grain exports from Ukraine amounted to 31,75 million tonnes, which is 3.26 million tonnes lower than in the same period last year, reports agriculture Ministry.
compared with the corresponding period of the previous season
export of barley fell by 772 thousand MT to 4.13 MT,
corn exports fell by 1.97 million MT to 12.95 million tons.
- wheat export decreased by 502 thousand tons to 14.48 million tons,
the export of flour increased by 20.7%, or 62 thousand tonnes to 361,4 thousand tonnes, and exports of rye were 31.6 thousand tons.
During the 1st quarter of 2018 Ukraine reduced in comparison with the same period last year, exports of sunflower oil by 11.07% to 1.41 million tons, which in monetary terms amounts to 1.06 billion $.
In January-March of the current year, sea ports of Ukraine increased the volume of transshipment of grain in comparison with the corresponding period of 2017 to 107,06 THD. MT to 10.09 million tonnes.