The beginning of 2017/18 MY was marked by a decrease in exports of cereals
For the first six months of this marketing year, 21.32 million tons of grain crops were supplied to international markets from Ukraine, which is almost 10% lower than the figures of the past MY. During the first six month of the previous marketing year, exports figures were 23.67 million tons.
Such information was provided by the State Fiscal Service.
The export structure of cereals is as follows. During the first six months of the current MY, 11.44 million tons of wheat were exported, which is 3% lower than the figure of the previous MY. The barley exports for the same period were 3.84 million tons, which is 12.3% lower than in the previous marketing year. The export of corn was slightly more than 6 million tons, which is 18.9% lower than the figure of the previous marketing year.
It should also be noted that the flour exports during the first six months of the current marketing year amounted to almost 248 thousand tons, which is 20.8% more than the same indicator of the previous marketing year.