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August 15, 11:34 Source: APK-Inform Views: 351

Ukraine became the leader on grain supplies to Egypt

According to the data of APK-Inform, in the period of July 1 – August 15, 2014 Ukraine became the leader among the countries-exporters of grains to Egypt.

Thus, as of the reported date Ukrainian sea ports shipped 0.61 mln tonnes of wheat, or 35% of the total wheat exports to Egypt.

At the same time, during the reported period USA exported to Egypt 397.02 thsd tonnes of maize, Russia – 381.59 thsd tonnes of wheat, Argentina – 252.65 thsd tonnes of maize, Brazil – 166 thsd tonnes of maize, Romania – 63 thsd tonnes of wheat and 51.8 thsd tonnes of maize.

In total, in the period of July 1 – August 15, 2014 Egypt imported 1.94 mln tonnes of grains, including 1.07 mln tonnes of wheat and 0.87 mln tonnes of maize.

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