Ukraine increased the exports of rye

Ukraine increased the exports of rye

Ukraine increased the exports of rye

The FINANCIAL -- According to the official statistics figures, during the first 4 months of 2017/18 MY (July-October) Ukraine exported 9.6 thsd tonnes of rye, which significantly exceeded grain volumes in the same period last season (179 tonnes).

It should be noted that since the mid-2015 until the beginning of 2017, Ukraine provided quite occasional supplies of the grain on foreign markets, but since March 2017 Ukraine started exporting rye every month.

In the current season, Ukraine shipped the grain exclusively to the EU (7 countries), while Spain (48% of the general exports) and Poland (40%) were the main countries-importers, according to APK-Inform.