According to the State Fiscal Service, Ukraine exported some 6.7 MMT of grains in the 2018/19 season by September 10, 2018. This is 10% less than at the same time a year ago (6.6 MMT), reports UkrAgroConsult.
This volume included 3.6 MMT of wheat (down 10% year-on-year), 1,6 MMT of barley (down 28%) and 1.3 MMT of corn (up 13,4%).
In addition, the country also shipped abroad 36.7 KMT of flour in the period under review, or 51.2% less than at the same time last year.
According to the State Statistics Service, stocks of cereals and pulses in Ukraine totaled 19.0 MMT as of August 1, 2018. This is less 12.8% % from the same date last year.
At the time, wheat stocks were less 11.3% at 13.1 MMT versus 14.8 MMT on August 1, 2017. Barley inventories grew by 19.8% from a year ago, to a bit more than 1 MMT against 840 KMT in August 2017. Corn stocks expanded too. They totaled 2.52 MMT as of the reporting date that is 18% more than a year ago.
More detailed information on the latest trends in grain exports, supply and demand balances with breakdown by crop, price behavior as well as on crop conditions and progress in harvesting/planting in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.
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