Ukraine since the beginning of the new 2019/2020 marketing year (MY, July-June) as of October 11, 2019 had exported 15.096 million tonnes of grain and legumes, which is 4.6 million more than on the same date of the previous MY.
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, to date, Ukraine has exported 9.6 million tonnes of wheat, 3 million tonnes of barley, and 2.4 million tonnes of corn.
As of October 11 this year, farmers had exported 92,800 tonnes of flour.
As reported, with reference to the ministry, in the 2018/2019 MY farmers 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 September raised its forecast for grain exports for the 2019/2020 MY by 400,000 tonnes compared with the August forecast, to 54.44 million tonnes.