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UKRAINE EXPORTS 26 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN DURING CURRENT MARKETING YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the agricultural year 2019/2020 (July-June) and as of December 6, 2019 had exported 26 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 35.3% more than on the same time in the past agri-year. According to the information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine, the country has currently exported 13.73 million tonnes of wheat, 8.44 million tonnes of corn, and 3.51 million tonnes of barley.
As of December 6 of this year, 160,600 tonnes of flour had been also exported.
As reported, Ukraine in the 2018/2019 agri-year exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain, legumes and flour, which is 23% more than in the previous agri-year.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 24.8 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN SINCE START OF MARKETING YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the marketing year 2019/2020 (MY, July-June) and as of December 2, 2019 had exported 24.81 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 32% more than on the same time in the past MY.
According to the information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine, the country has currently exported 13.47 million tonnes of wheat, 7.52 million tonnes of corn, and 3.5 million tonnes of barley.
As of December 2 of this year, 156,500 tonnes of flour had been also exported.
As reported, Ukraine in the 2018/2019 MY exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain, legumes and flour, which is 23% more than in the previous MY.

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BELARUS PLANS TO DOUBLE ELECTRICITY EXPORT, UKRAINE IS PREMIUM MARKET

Belarus will export about 2 billion kWh of electricity in 2019, which is almost two times more than in 2018, Deputy Minister of Energy of Belarus Vadim Zakrevsky told reporters in Minsk on Wednesday. “According to the results of the year, the total volume of electricity export can reach 2 billion kWh. In the past, it was about 1 billion kWh. Export could theoretically grow up to 4 billion kWh,” Zakrevsky said.
According to him, this year electricity is exported to the Baltic countries and Ukraine. At the same time, the deputy minister said that Ukraine is a premium market for Belarus in comparison with the Baltic. “The advantage of the benefits in supplying electricity to Ukraine compared to the Baltic is enormous. It is 80 to 20. Now there is such a price for Belarusian energy that it is beneficial for Ukrainians. Belarus does not dump and sells with profit,” the deputy minister said.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 22 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN

Ukraine since the beginning of the marketing year 2019/2020 (MY, July-June) and as of November 15, 2019 had exported 22.14 million tonnes of grain and legumes, which is 41.7% more than on the same date last MY.
According to the information and analytical portal of the agro-industrial complex of Ukraine, to date, the country has exported 12.6 million tonnes of wheat, 5.8 million tonnes of corn, and 3.4 million tonnes of barley.
As of November 15 of this year, 138,100 tonnes of flour have also been exported.
As reported, Ukraine in the 2018/2019 MY exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain, legumes and flour, which is 23% more than in the previous MY.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in November raised its forecast for grain exports for the 2019/2020 MY by 500,000 tonnes compared with the October forecast, to 54.94 million tonnes.

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STATE FOOD AND GRAIN CORPORATION EXPORTS 2.34 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN IN TEN MONTHS

PJSC State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine in January-October 2019 exported 2.34 million tonnes of grain and sold 160,040 tonnes of flour and bran.
According to a report on its website, during the reporting period it shipped 751,200 tonnes of grain to the main partner, China’s National Corporation CCEC.
Corn ranked first in the commodity structure of grain exports by the corporation, its share in the total volume continued to grow in the reporting period, and reached 67%.
The main buyers of the corporation’s products were Austria, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Italy, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Bangladesh, China, and Venezuela. Deliveries to third countries are carried out through CCEC.
State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine was created by the government of Ukraine in August 2010. It includes an extensive network of branches: linear and port elevators, mills, feed mills and cereal plants. A total of 53 subdivisions can store 3.7 million tonnes of grain, including about 2.5 million tonnes per year of total capacity for transshipment of grains for exports in Odesa and Mykolaiv ports.

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UKRAINE RAISES POULTRY EXPORTS BY 23% IN TEN MONTHS

Ukraine in January-October 2019 increased export of poultry by 23%, to 333,810 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
According to the service, in monetary terms exports of these products rose by 12.8%, to $479.73 million.
At the same time, import of poultry for the ten months of 2019 decreased by 2.1%, to 108,660 tonnes, in money terms by 2%, to $43.29 million.
In addition, according to the service, pork exports in January-October 2019 amounted to 1,790 tonnes compared to 1,540 tonnes for the same period in 2018. These products were delivered for $3.95 million against $3.34 million for the ten months of 2018.
Pork imports to Ukraine during this period decreased by 12.5%, to 20,460 tonnes. Pork worth $39 million was imported to the country compared to $43.17 million in January-October 2018.

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