As of August 6, agrarians of Ukraine harvested nearly 33 mln tonnes of grains and pulses throughout 8.5 mln ha (56% of the plan) informed the press-service of the Ministry for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture.
According to the port shipments monitoring, Ukraine shipped to Lebanon 77.9 thsd tonnes of grains during the second half of July. Wheat was the main crop supplied with the share exceeding 53%. The shares of corn and barley totaled 39% and 8% correspondingly.
Ukraine could harvest the largest grains and oilseeds crop on record – 100 mln tonnes and the export could reach 61 mln tonnes, declared the experts of the Ukrainian Grain Association in their July report. “The upward revision of the grain production and export forecasts was caused by better prospects for corn and barley. Particularly, corn output and export could be record high – 38.9 mln tonnes (up from previously expected 36.8 mln tonnes) and 33 mln tonnes correspondingly. Last season, corn production totaled record 35.2 mln tonnes, export – 30.3 mln tonnes”, - was stated in the report.