Despite the large crop, the pace of grain exports remain low

2016-08-08 13:14:38
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Despite the large crop, the pace of grain exports remain low

As of August 5, 2016, Ukrainian farmers harvested 35 million tons of grain. Processed 9 million hectares, which is 84% of the planned harvesting volume, the average yield totaled 3.88 t/ha.

  • Wheat collected 24.4 million tons with a productivity of 42 t/ha from the area of 5.8 million hectares, which is 93% of plan, whereas last year at this period, was produced 23.4 million tons with an average yield of 3.78 t/ha.
  • Barley collected 9.3 million tons with a yield of 3.37 t/ha with area of 2.8 million hectares, which is 96% of plan, whereas last year it produced 7.8 million ton with a yield of 29.8 t/ha
  • Rye collected 294 thousand tons with a yield of 2.64 t/ha with the area of 111 thousand hectares, which is 78% of plan, against last year's 243 thousand tons and yield of 24.9 t/ha.
  • Oats collected 271 thousand tons at a yield of 2.58 t/ha from the area of 105 thousand hectares, which is 50% of the plan, against last year's 179 thousand tons and yield of 2.22 t/ha.
  • Peas collected 739 thousand tons at a yield of 3.17 t/ha with the area of 233 hectares, which is 98% of plan, against last year's 379 thousand tons and yield of 2.28 centners per hectare.
  • Winter oilseed rape collected 1.1 million tons with a yield of 2.62 t/ha from the area of 416 hectares, which is 91% of plan, against last year's 1.6 million ton and yield of 2.55 t/ha.

 

Despite the good harvest, the pace of grain exports remain relatively low. Importers refrain from purchasing large parties in the hope of lower prices in the future, due to the oversaturation of the market. At the same time, agrarians of Ukraine and Russia do not hurry to sell grain.

 

Since the beginning of the 2016/17 season, my Ukraine exported 2.7 million tons of grain.

  • barley – 1.3 mln ton,
  • wheat – 945 thousand tons,
  • corn – 438 thousand tons,
  • of wheat flour – 10 thousand tons.

 

During the same period, Russia exported 2,192 million tons of grain.

 

  • wheat 1.68 million ton,
  • barley – 465 thousand tons,
  • corn – 25 thousand tons,
  • other cultures – 22 thousand tons.
  •  Pace of exports is 4% lower than last year.