Ukraine to raise grain export by 20% in 2021/22 MY




APK-Inform forecast the grain export from Ukraine to increase by 20% to more than 54 mln tonnes in 2021/22 MY.

Higher grain export will arose from larger supplies of wheat and corn to the foreign markets.

“Ukraine will export about 19.8 mln tonnes of wheat in 2021/22 MY, up by 18% year-on-year. The export of corn will grow by 26%”, - Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit at APK-Inform said.

The export of barley will remain unchanged at 4.2 mln tonnes in 2021/22 MY. It was close  to 5 mln tonnes in 2019/20 MY.

APK-Inform forecast the production of grain to reach 73.7 mln tonnes in 2021/22 MY, including 27.3 mln tonnes of wheat (+10%), 7.9 mln tonnes of barley (+3%) and 36.2 mln tonnes of corn (+19%).