REUTERS Ukrainian agribusinesses exported 31.7 million tonnes of grain from July 1, 2019, the start of the 2019-2020 marketing year (MY), to January 9, 2020, which was 6.9 million tonnes up from the relevant period of MY 2018-2019. In particular, Ukraine exported almost 15 million tonnes of wheat, 3.6 million tonnes of barley, and 12.8 million tonnes of maize, the press service of Ukraine&#39;s State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection said. Read alsoAgricultural sector on verge of historic reform in Ukraine As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian agribusinesses in MY 2018-2019 exported 49.7 million tonnes of grain, which was a record high over Ukraine&#39;s independence. According to Ukraine&#39;s Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ministry, Ukrainian agrarians boast of a record high yield of grain, having harvested 75.2 million tonnes as of December 10. It exceeded the ministry&#39;s forecast for 2019 by 1.2 million tonnes. The total yield of grain in 2018 was 70.1 million tonnes.