Increase the pace of grain exports from Ukraine in parallel to the growth of the gross collection
This year Ukrainian farmers have already exported 4 million 884 thousand tons of grain crops, thus surpassing the indicator of the same period of 2015, which was 4 million 717 thousand tons.
Most were exported:
- wheat - 2,432 million tons (last year - 2, 101 million tons), including food -1,166 million tons, forage - 1,266 million tons,
- barley - 1,899 million tons,
- corn - 444 thousand tons,
- other grains to 108 thousand tonnes
This information was unveiled head of the state service of Ukraine on food safety and consumer protection Volodymyr Lapa during the session "Production and export of grain. How to keep Ukraine's position on the world market?". Volodymyr Lapa said that under load is 339,3 thousand tons of grain.
For the current 2016 Min. of agriculture in Ukraine increases the harvest forecast to 63 million tonnes, just 1% below record level in 2014 - 63,8 million tons, but 5% higher than the harvest in 2015.
At the end of the current harvest of early grain and leguminous crops gross harvest amounted to 38 million tons.
Common shaft and the balance will be finalized after the completion of the maize harvest. We expect that this figure will be around 26 million tons. Export opportunities of Ukraine in 2016, Min. of agriculture estimates at the level of 38.7 million tonnes (previous year - 39.4 million tons), including wheat - 14.1 million tons, barley - 5.1 million tons of corn to 18.6 million.