India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat

11:40, 16 February 2017
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Ukraine's January wheat exports fell by around 14% to 1.2 million tonnes and most of it went to India, UkrAgroConsult reported on Wednesday.


India, a major importer of Ukrainian wheat this season, consumed 780,000 tonnes or 64% of Ukraine's wheat exports last month, according to UkrAgroConsult.

"Taking into account wheat cargoes intended for February delivery to India, the seasonal total of Ukrainian wheat shipments to the country already reached 3 million tonnes," it said.

Read alsoUkraine raises agriexports to EU to over $4 bln in 2016Ukrainian wheat exports in the first seven months of the current season, which runs from July to June, are up 16% from the previous season at 12.72 million tonnes.

The report says Ukraine exported 10.99 million tonnes of wheat in the same period in 2015/16. 

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