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UKRAINE EXPORTS 4.2 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN IN NEW AGRI YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the new 2019/2020 agricultural year (July-June) and as of August 6, 2019 had exported 4.189 million tonnes of grain and legumes.
According to the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, farmers exported 1.59 million tonnes of corn, 1.58 million tonnes of wheat, and 1.02 million tonnes of barley.
For the same period last year, 2.606 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops were exported.
As of the indicated date, 27,700 tonnes of flour were also exported.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2018/2019 agri-year, and this is 23% more than in the previous agri-year.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 2.4 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN SINCE START OF MARKETING YEAR

Ukraine since the beginning of the new 2019/2020 marketing year (MY, July-June) and as of July 24, 2019 had exported 2.435 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops.
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, farmers exported 1.41 million tonnes of corn, 526,000 tonnes of wheat, and 499,000 tonnes of barley.
Some 21,300 tonnes of flour had been also exported on that date.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain in the 2018/2019 marketing year, which is 23% more than in the previous MY.

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UKRAINIAN AGRICULTURAL GROUP KERNEL RAISES SALES OF GRAIN BY 2.2 TIMES

Kernel, one of the largest Ukrainian agricultural groups, in the 2019 fiscal year (FY, July-June) increased sales of grain by 2.2 times compared with the previous FY, to 10.445 million tonnes. According to the company’s website, sales of sunflower oil increased by 15% compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year, to 1.6 million tonnes.
Sales of bottled oil during this period grew by 10% compared with the previous year and amounted to 131 million liters.
In the 2019 FY, the plants of the holding processed 3.2 million tonnes of oilseeds (sunflower and soybeans), which is almost the same as last year.
Grain exports from Ukraine over the year amounted to 6.1 million tonnes (58% more). Transshipment of grain at the export terminals of the agricultural holding in Ukraine in the 2019 FY rose by 12%, to 4.6 million tonnes, in the Russian Federation decreased by 28%, to 1.4 million tonnes.

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NIKA-TERA SEA TERMINAL RAISES TRANSSHIPMENT OF GRAIN AND LEGUMINOUS CROPS BY 88%

Nika-Tera sea terminal (Mykolaiv) in the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July-June) handled 4.7 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 88% more compared to the previous MY.
According to a report on Nika-Tera’s website, in the 2018/2019 MY the port grain transshipment items included corn (50%), wheat (34%), soybeans (8%), barley (5%), and peas (3%).
In addition, during this period, the terminal shipped 350,000 tonnes of soybeans, which is seven times more than the figure for the same period of the last marketing year.
Some 240 vessels with grain and leguminous crops were shipped for export.
During the period from July 2018 to June 2019, Nika-Tera handled 395 vessels, and the volume of transshipment amounted to 7.25 million tonnes of cargo.
As reported, in 2018 Nika-Tera seaport handled 335 vessels, transshipping 5.84 million tonnes of freight, which is 40% more than in 2017.
Nika-Tera is a modern highly mechanized marine terminal, part of Group DF’s port business.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 50.4 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN AND FLOUR

Ukraine saw a record high export of 50.4 million tonnes of grain, leguminous crops and flour in the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July 2018 through June 2019), which was 23% more than on the same date of the previous MY.
The Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry reported with reference to the State Fiscal Service, that maize exports totaled 29.82 million tonnes, shipments of wheat and wheat-and-rye blends abroad totaled 15.6 million tonnes, while 3.7 million tonnes of barley and 87,800 tonnes of rye were exported during the reporting period.
Some 301,280 tonnes of flour were also exported by the said date.
As reported, Ukraine in MY 2017/2018 exported 40.9 million tonnes of grain and flour.
According to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry, Ukraine exported 1 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops and 10,500 tonnes of flour from July 1, when the new 2019/2020 marketing year started, to July 12, 2019.

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UKRAINE EXPORTS 50.4 MLN TONNES OF GRAIN

Ukraine saw a record high export of 50.4 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops in the 2018/2019 marketing year (MY, July 2018 through June 2019), which was 26.3% more than on the same date of the previous MY.
The Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry reported with reference to the State Fiscal Service, that maize exports totaled 29.82 million tonnes, shipments of wheat and wheat-and-rye blends abroad totaled 15.6 million tonnes, while 3.7 million tonnes of barley and 87,800 tonnes of rye were exported during the reporting period.
Some 301,280 tonnes of flour were also exported by the said date.
As reported, Ukraine in MY 2017/2018 exported 39.9 million tonnes of grain.
According to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry, Ukraine exported 1 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops from July 1, when the new 2019/2020 marketing year started, to July 12, 2019.

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