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UKRAINE EXPORTS 44.4 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN SINCE START OF AGRI-YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the 2018/2019 agricultural year (July-June) and as of May 15, 2019 had exported 44.36 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 25.6% more than on the same date of the previous agri-year.
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, farmers exported 25.6 million tonnes of corn, 14.6 million tonnes of wheat, and 3.4 million tonnes of barley.
Some 255,800 tonnes of flour had been also exported on the specified date.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine exported 39.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2017/2018 agri-year.
According to the ministry, grain exports in the 2018/2019 agri-year are projected to be 49 million tonnes.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 43.5 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN SINCE START OF 2018/2019 MARKETING YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July-June) and as of May 10, 2019 had exported 43.5 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 25% more than on the same date of the previous MY.
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, farmers exported 24.9 million tonnes of corn, 14.45 million tonnes of wheat, and 3.4 million tonnes of barley.
Some 250,000 tonnes of flour had been also exported on the specified date.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine exported 39.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2017/2018 MY.
According to the ministry, grain exports in the 2018/2019 MY are projected to be 49 million tonnes.

UKRAINE EXPORTS 40.2 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN SINCE START OF 2018/2019 AGRI-YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the 2018/2019 agricultural year (July-June) and as of April 17, 2019 had exported 40.217 million tonnes of grain and leguminous plants, which is 24.5% more than on the same date of the previous agri-year.
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, farmers exported 22.2 million tonnes of corn, 13.96 million tonnes of wheat, and 3.36 million tonnes of barley.
On the specified date, some 224,500 tonnes of flour had been also exported.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine exported 39.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2017/2018 agri-year.
According to the ministry, grain exports in the 2018/2019 agri-year are projected at 49 million tonnes.

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UKRAINE INCREASES ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 4.1%

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased electricity exports by 4.1% (by 66.2 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2018, to 1.662 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 0.4% (by 2.7 million kWh), to 1.027 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased by 3.1% (by 12.9 million kWh), to 410.4 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 224.6 million kWh, which is 53.6% (78.4 million kWh) more than in January-March 2018.
For the three months of 2018 and 2019, Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
In addition, in the first quarter of this year, Ukraine imported 5.9 million

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UKRAINE SEES EXPORTS OF POULTRY RISE BY 39%

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased exports of poultry by 39% compared to the same period of 2018, to 103,600 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
At the same time, according to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 31%, to $146.9 million.
Imports of poultry in January-March 2019 decreased 0.5%, to 30,700 tonnes, in monetary terms decreased 6%, to $12.3 million.
According to the service, in January-March 2019 pork exports decreased 47.4%, to 316 tonnes. This product was delivered for $702,000.
During this period, import of pork to Ukraine increased fourfold, to 7,400 tonnes, in monetary terms it amounted to $13.5 million, which is 4.4 times more than in January-March 2018.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IMPROVES FORECAST FOR CORN EXPORTS FROM UKRAINE IN 2018/2019 MY BY 500,000 TONNES

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in April raised its forecast for corn exports from Ukraine for the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July-June) by 500,000 tonnes compared with the March forecast, to 29.5 million tonnes.
According to the report on the USDA’s website, the increase in the export forecast is associated with a large harvest. The forecast of corn harvest in Ukraine was increased by 305,000 tonnes, to 35.8 million tonnes.
In addition, the USDA retained the forecast of wheat exports from Ukraine in the 2018/2019 MY at the level of 16.5 million tonnes, raised the crop forecast by 57,000 tonnes, to 25.057 million tonnes. The forecast for barley production was also slightly increased (by 204,000 tonnes, to 7.6 million tonnes), while the export forecast did not change (4.2 million tonnes).
In general, the U.S. agency raised its grain yield forecast in Ukraine to 69.7 million tonnes, exports to 50.4 million tonnes.
The USDA has not changed its forecasts for oilseeds processing (15.85 million tonnes) and oil exports (5.93 million tonnes), while the forecast for oil meal exports rose to 5.26 million tonnes (100,000 tonnes more) after a decline in the previous month.

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