In anticipation of new records for peas in Ukraine
Ukrainian farmers received good results peas production and sales last season, sharply increased acreage this year.
Using new seed varieties erect peas, to minimize losses during harvesting and cultivation of new technologies allowed to collect a record harvest of peas at 748 ths. Tons in the 2016/17 year. Pea exports also increased to 310 ths. Tons. The main importer of peas traditionally India is actively buying Ukrainian peas due to lower his own crop.
In 2017 the agricultural enterprises increased the area under peas 239 thousand. Ha (2016) to 388 thousand. Ha in 2017, which will collect up to 1 million tonnes of peas.
Purchase price of yellow peas in 2016/17 MG varied from 240 to 270 dollars for delivery at the port, but the beginning of harvesting in India and the approach of the new crop, lowered prices last month from 240 to 220 dollars or 6500-6600 USD per ton with delivery the ports of Ukraine.