Ukraine since the beginning of the marketing year 2019/2020 (MY, July-June) and as of January 27, 2020 had exported 35.03 million tonnes of grain and legumes, which is 28.8% 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 15.61 million tonnes of wheat, 15.11 million tonnes of corn, and 3.85 million tonnes of barley.
As of January 27 this year, 216,300 tonnes of flour has 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.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in January raised its forecast for grain exports for the 2019/2020 MY by 1.2 million tonnes compared with the October forecast, to 56.14 million tonnes due to indicators for corn and wheat.