Ukraine continues to increase grain exports

2019-11-22 12:08:53
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Ukraine continues to increase grain exports

According to the SFS of Ukraine in the current season as of 20 November, the export of grain made up of 22.68 million tonnes, 6.2 million tonnes higher than the corresponding figure 2018

 

compared To the previous season

corn – 1.81 million tonnes to 6.15 mln t,

barley – 0,419 million tonnes to 3.42 million tonnes,

of flour from wheat and other crops 59.9 per THD. MT to 141,1 thousand tons.

  • wheat exports increased by 4 million tonnes to 12.8 million tonnes,

 

in addition, within 10 months of the current year Ukraine exported 4.89 mn t of sunflower oil, and soybean oil exports in January-October 2019 increased compared to the same period of the previous year by 41.7% to a record 52 thousand tons.

 

During the first 11 months of this year, seaports of Ukraine handled over 46 million tonnes of grain, which is 6.1 million tons higher than the total in 2018. Compared to 2018 capacity of grain transshipment in ports increased by 9% to 85 million tonnes a year.

 

the Volume of rail transportation of grain and grain products for 10 months of 2019 were increased compared to the same period in 2018 23.9% to 32.3 million tonnes, while the volume of shipments of chemical and mineral fertilizers rose by 32.9% to 3.8 million tons In January-October Ukrainian Railways transported 262,1 million tons of cargo, which is 2.35 lower than in the previous year.