Reuters: Weather unfavorable for Ukrainian crops in first half of April – analysts

17:30, 23 April 2020
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"As a result, poor agro-meteorological conditions have developed over most of the country for the growth and development of all agricultural crops," the consultancy said in a report, Reuters said.

Read alsoUkraine's economy ministry updates on course of spring sowing campaign

Ukraine sowed 4.8 million hectares of spring grains as of April 16, or 32% of the expected area of 15.3 million hectares.

Ukraine harvested a record 75 million tonnes of grain in 2019 but this year the output could fall to 65-67 million tonnes and even may drop to 60 million tonnes if the weather deteriorates, the economy ministry forecast this month.

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