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Ukraine exported record volume of cereals

Last year saw a record harvest.

Ukraine exported record volume of cereals
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In 2016/2017 marketing year (July-June), which ended June 30, Ukraine exported 43.8 million tons of grain, which is an absolute record for the country.

"The record of the previous year's harvest of 66 million tons for export resource formed at the level of 43.8 million tons, which is the historical maximum for Ukraine. Positive dynamics was observed in the record exports of flour, 369.4 thsd tonnes, indicating that the gradual reorientation of the exporters the supply of higher value-added products," on Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.

Recall, in the 2015/2016 marketing year, Ukraine exported 39.487 million tons of grain, which is 13.5% more than in 2014/2015 MY.

The harvest of grain in Ukraine in 2015 amounted to 60 million tons.