Ukraine: in November, grain exports to Southeast Asia grew by 36%
According to the official statistics data, in November 2013 Ukraine supplied nearly 1 mln tonnes of grains to the countries of Southeast Asia, an increase of 36% (or 266 thsd tonnes) compared with the previous month index.
The shipments of Ukrainian grains significantly increased towards Japan (up 223 thsd tonnes; to 423 thsd tonnes), China (up 109 thsd tonnes; in October - 0 tonnes) and Malaysia (up 67 thsd tonnes; to 70 thsd tonnes). At the same time, Ukraine significantly reduced the exports to South Korea (down 102 thsd tonnes; to 299 thsd tonnes) and Thailand (down 62 thsd tonnes; to 2 thsd tonnes).
We should note that in November, the share of the countries of Southeast Asia in the general structure of grain exports from Ukraine totaled 24%, which became the maximum index in the current year. The share of countries in the structure of Ukrainian grain distribution in the region was formed in the following way: Japan - 42%, South Korea - 30%, China - 11%, Malaysia - 7%, Indonesia and the Philippines - 5% each.
As for the structure of grain supplies, then Ukraine mainly supplied maize to Japan, South Korea, China and Malaysia, and wheat – to Indonesia and the Philippines.
You can become acquainted with more detailed data on the prospects of Ukrainian grain exports to the countries of Southeast Asia, while participating at the first international conference "Ukrainian grain to the world!", to be held on March 2-4, 2014, in Hong Kong.
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