Ukraine exported the record volumes of wheat

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The FINANCIAL — According to the operative data, in September 2015 Ukraine exported nearly 2.8 mln tonnes of wheat, which became the absolute record of monthly shipments of the grain. Generally, in July-September period of 2015/16 MY Ukraine supplied nearly 5.5 mln tonnes of wheat on foreign markets, which also broke the record level of grain shipments for the specified period. Furthermore, the index exceeded the wheat export volumes in July-September of 2014/15 MY by 20%, which totaled 4.5 mln tonnes.

Increasing of wheat production volumes in Ukraine caused development of active wheat exports from the country in the current season. APK-Inform experts estimated the harvest at 25.7 mln tonnes, up 6.6% compared with the previous season (24.1 mln tonnes).

Generally, APK-Inform Agency estimated the export potential of Ukrainian wheat in 2015/16 MY at 13.8 mln tonnes (up 26.5% compared with 2014/15 MY), which can become the absolute annual record.

 

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