Ukraine reduces the pace of grain exports
Since the beginning of the 2017/18 MG as of 29 November, the volume of Ukrainian grain exports compared to the same period last year decreased by 7% to 16.8 million tonnes.
This information was published by the Ministry of agrarian policy with reference to the State fiscal service.
in Particular, wheat exports decreased by 2.7% to 9.75 million tonnes, barley by 6% to 3.73 mln tonnes, maize – by 18.6% to 3.24 million tons.
Exports sold in foreign markets rye has not changed and remained at level of 9,1 million tons.
at the same time, export of Ukrainian flour is 23.6 per cent higher than in the corresponding period of the previous season and rose to of 166.1 thousand tons.
Continues to increase the pace of Russian grain exports, which is the main competitor of Ukraine in the black sea region.
it is Expected that the export of grain and leguminous crops in November will reach 5.2 million tons, what exceeds the record-breaking 5,163 million tonnes, which was recorded in September.
in November, Russia will be able to export 4,06 million tons of wheat, 540 tonnes of corn, 500 tonnes of barley and nearly 200 thousand tons of leguminous crops. The volume of grain exports in November to 11% higher than the exports of October and will be 30% more than in November 2016.
2017/18 Season shows a record pace of exports. For 5 months already sold more than 22.6 million tonnes of grain, which is 29% higher than in the same period last year.
during the period from July to November is exported:
barley over 3 million tons,
corn 1.8 million tons,
legumes 0.8 million tonnes (whereas for the whole of last season, exports were reported to be 0.97 million tonnes).
- 17 million tons of wheat,