Ukraine's April 6-12 sea port grain exports fall nearly 20% on week

16:00, 15 April 2019
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Corn exports fell 26 percent to 592,000 tonnes, while wheat shipments declined by 9 percent to 156,000 tonnes, the consultancy said, according Agriculture.com wrote citing Reuters.

Ukraine sent its grains mostly to Iran, China, and Egypt.

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The country has exported 34.9 million tonnes of wheat, corn and barley so far this season, which runs from July to June, APK-Inform said.

That was up from 28.5 million tonnes in the same period in 2017/18.

This season's exports include 20.4 million tonnes of corn, 11.7 million tonnes of wheat and 2.8 million tonnes of barley.

Ukraine harvested a record 70 million tonnes of grain this year and expects to export about 49 million tonnes in the 2018/19 July-June season.

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