The Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry of Ukraine predicts that grain exports in 2015/16 agricultural year (July-June) will expand to 37 million tonnes.
With the revision of figures we do not see 36 million tonnes, but 37 million tonnes [for exports], Agricultural Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Pavlenko said in Kyiv on Wednesday.
He said that it is planned to export 15 million tonnes of grain in the next five months, while since the beginning of the agricultural year 22 million tonnes of grain has been exported.
Earlier it was reported, referring to the Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA) that since early 2015/16 agri-year as of February 3, 2016, Ukraine exported 23.85 million tonnes of grain, including 11.066 million tonnes of wheat, 3.94 million tonnes of barley and 8.691 million tonnes of corn. UGA President Volodymyr Klymenko said that in general exports of grain and flour reached 24.092 million tonnes.
Source: ICE KIEV