"American-Ukrainian Agrarian Congress", Washington, USA
Jun 20, 2016

In 2016/17 MY, Ukraine to keep the high potential of grain exports - APK-Inform




Despite the fact that several economic and weather factors contribute to further reduction of the general grain production in Ukraine, in 2016/17 MY the country will continue keeping the export potential of the reporting agrarian market segment at rather high level.

According to APK-Inform analysts, in 2016 the general harvest of grains and pulses in Ukraine will reach 57.8 mln tonnes, a decrease of 4% only compared with the previous year (60.1 mln tonnes). In particular, the production of wheat will total 21.5 mln tonnes (down 19%), barley - 8.6 mln tonnes (up 3%), and corn - 25.6 mln tonnes (up 10%).

The above-mentioned production volumes will form the grain export potential of Ukraine at the level of 31.5 mln tonnes, down 5% only compared with the forecasted exports in 2015/16 MY (33.3 mln tonnes). In particular, in 2016/17 MY the exports of Ukrainian wheat will reach 10.2 mln tonnes, barley - 4.1 mln tonnes, corn - 17 mln tonnes.

You can receive more detailed information about the production and trading prospects of grains in Ukraine and the world by visiting the IInd American-Ukrainian Agrarian Congress, to be held on June 20-21, in Washington, D.C. (USA).