Week's balance: Ukraine signs concession deal for Olvia seaport, Cabinet once again replaces customs chief, while economy ministry downgrades crops forecast The Cabinet of Ministers has once again replaced the head of customs, the Ministry of Infrastructure transferred the Olvia seaport to a Qatari company for concession, while the Ministry of Economy has worsened the forecast for the grain harvest – these are the key economic developments of the outgoing week.
20:00, 22 August 2020
U.S. agricultural agency raises forecast for Ukraine wheat, corn crops Ukraine's corn is seeing increased planted area and favorable growing conditions.
20:05, 13 August 2020
Reuters: Ukraine decides against corn export limits – deputy minister The decision not to limit corn exports was taken on Monday at a meeting between the ministry and agriculture unions.
19:55, 27 April 2020
USDA increases forecast for corn production in Ukraine The forecast for corn exports from Ukraine was also increased.
22:30, 16 December 2018
S&P Global Platts: Ukrainian corn exports to EU up 2.8% to 1.19 million mt on marketing year The growth in exports is attributed to a hot and dry summer in the EU, which led to down revisions in production forecasts for the 2018-19 marketing year.
18:30, 27 September 2018
S&P Global Platts: Ukrainian corn to slide below $160/mt as U.S. corn tempts buyers The lack of buyers in the market has resulted in almost daily losses for the price of a Ukrainian kernel, as sellers attempt to remain price competitive.
11:23, 24 September 2018
S&P Global Platts: Ukrainian corn price sinks to 9-month low at $168.50/mt on lack of demand An uptick in demand could bring greater balance to the market in the coming weeks.
11:17, 20 September 2018
Ukraine expected to boost maize exports to record levels Some 17.74 million tonnes of Ukrainian maize was exported in the 2017/2018 marketing year.
16:50, 19 September 2018
Ukrainian corn hits 6-week high st $185.25/mt tracking wheat prices Baltic and German wheat was pricing at a $20/mt premium to Russian wheat while Australian White Premium wheat hit a historic high of nearly $270/mt.
19:10, 31 July 2018
Ukraine exports 1.5 mln tonnes of grains since start of 2018-2019 MY Wheat exports over the same period amounted to 433,000 tonnes.
11:20, 26 July 2018
Corn sowing is 107% the progress of last year - Consultancy At the same time, the risk of shortfalls in barley planting is increasing.
21:10, 10 May 2018
U.S.-China spat seen supporting Ukrainian corn despite CBOT's plunge – media Ukrainian corn sellers had forecast 1 million mt of corn to make its way to Egypt in April ahead of Ramadan.
01:48, 05 April 2018
Ukrainian corn prices see hike on Chinese demand for ethanol With China, Egypt and Iran all expected to purchase more before the end of the campaign and drought still lingering in Argentina, Ukrainian corn could have further upside.
21:50, 29 March 2018
China traders cancel U.S. corn cargoes, buy from Ukraine – media <p>Ukraine accounted for about two-thirds of China's 2.83 million tonnes of corn imports last year, with the United States making up a quarter.</p>
14:40, 09 February 2018
Ukrainian corn hits 6-month high - media <p>Ukrainian corn struck a six-month high Monday, reaching $172.50/MT according to S&P Global Platts data, as exports to China and the EU continued to grow, the former -- a big buyer of non-GMO corn -- recently buying a number of cargoes from Ukraine, switching away from a U.S. consignment.</p>
10:20, 24 January 2018
Ukrainian corn hits 5-month high on firm demand – media <p>Ukrainian corn has hit five-month highs as buyers seek to replenish stocks on the renewal and expansion of 2018 import licenses, according to S&P Global Platts.</p>
21:55, 12 January 2018
Reuters: Analyst cuts Ukraine 2017 maize crop forecast by 2 pct <p>UkrAgroConsult consultancy on Tuesday revised down its forecast for Ukraine's 2017 maize harvest by 2%, to 25.5 million tonnes from the previous outlook of 26 million tonnes due to a yield decrease caused by a poor weather, according to Reuters.</p>
11:21, 07 November 2017
Turkey reels in Ukrainian corn on rising freight costs from Russia – media <p>Mounting freight costs for coasters in Russia has pushed more corn sellers to withdraw their offers from the marketplace, prompting Turkish buyers to negotiate further with Ukrainian producers, sources said, according to Platts.</p>
21:58, 31 October 2017