Saturday, July 8, 2017

Ukrainian farmers have increased the export of corn by almost 20%

Ukrainian farmers have increased the export of corn by almost 20%.
The press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food said that in 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukraine significantly increased the export of corn. Ukrainian agrarians for the period July 2016 - June 2017 marketing year exported 20.7 million tons of corn. This, according to statistics, is almost 20% more than in the previous marketing year.
It should be noted that over this period, not only the export of corn increased in Ukraine. The press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy also noted that during the 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukrainian farmers established record grain exports. According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy, in the specified period 43.8 million tons of grain were shipped abroad. This is an unprecedented record in the history of Ukraine's independence.
If to specify, in the last marketing year, Ukrainian agricultural producers exported 17.53 million tons of wheat to foreign markets, which is 3.5% more than in the previous marketing year. Also 5.35 million tons of barley (21.3% more) and 304 thousand tons of other grains (25.1% more) were shipped.
At the same time, Ukrainian producers have reduced the volume of supplies of rye. The export of this grain fell by 38% to 11,400 tons.

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