Ukraine exported 29 million tons of grain and 2.6 million tons of oilseeds

2017-02-23 12:19:33
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Ukraine exported 29 million tons of grain and 2.6 million tons of oilseeds

during the 2016/17 my, Ukraine exported 28.65 million tons of grain crops, which is 2.99 million tons higher than in the same period of the previous season.

 

So, as of February 22, 2017 in comparison with the similar period of season 2015/16 MG

  • corn exports grew by 530 thousand tons to 10.53 million tons,
  • wheat exports increased by 1.78 million to 13.33 million tons,
  • export of barley increased by 680 thousand tons to 4.64 million tons.

 

in addition to cereals to foreign markets was delivered 239,5 thousand tons of flour.

 

the Export of soybeans in the current season has exceeded 1.5 million tons, and overall for 2016 Ukraine exported 2,736 million tons of soybeans.

 

According to the updated data in September-January 2016/17 MG exported 140 thousand tons of sunflower seeds, which was a record indicator of the last 6 seasons. Approximately 80% of this amount was delivered to EU countries, particularly the Netherlands, France and Spain.

 

Rapeseed was exported over 1 million tons, almost all of it exported to EU countries.

 

For the record: in the season 2015/16 my Ukraine increased grain exports in comparison with the previous season by 13.5% to 39,487 million. The Ministry agroprodmach predicts that in 2016/17 MG the country will be able to export about 40 million tons of grain.