By 2022, Ukraine to produce more than 100 mln tonnes of agricultural products — UGA




By 2022, the production volumes of grains and oilseeds in Ukraine will exceed the level of 100 mln tonnes, declared the President at the Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA), Mykola Gorbachev during his report at the international conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa-2019 on May 31.

According to UGA figures, by 2022 the planted areas under crops in the country will increase by 7% — to almost 24.7 mln ha, while the yield — up 19%, to 3.94 t/ha.

It is expected that the domestic consumption of agricultural products will grow to 31.175 mln tonnes, and the exports will even exceed 69 mln tonnes. In order to transport the reporting volumes on foreign markets, it is necessary to increase the number of rail cars in the country by 50%, added M.Gorbachev.

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