Major changes in the grain export Olympus: Ukraine may take 2nd place in the world in terms of grain exports PDF Print E-mail
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Thanks to an unprecedented high crop 2013

Ukraine plans to enter the 2nd largest in the world after the USA in terms of grain exports during the current marketing year (July 2013 to June 2014)

According to forecasts of Ukrainian experts, the record crop and its high quality will enable the country to occupy the third position in terms of supply to foreign markets corn, 4th - on exports of barley and 5 th - the sale of wheat.
In the current marketing year, world grain trade will be expected to 290 million tonnes

On the eve of the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Prysyazhnyuk said that Ukraine from July 2013 exported 2.5 million tons of grain from 28-30 million tonnes, which is planned to supply abroad, accounting for half of the projected 58-60 million tons of grain harvest.

The main flow of exports is associated with these attractive regions, procuring grain to foreign markets, such as Eastern Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. East Asia this year, plans to buy 62 million tons of grain, the Middle East - 45 million tons, North Africa - 35 million tons

On the eve of the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Prysiazhnyuk with

Ukraine is working to raise its share in the markets of North Africa and the Middle East, where Ukraine has traditionally supplies food, feed grains and wheat. "Barley, except for those regions, Ukrainian exporters intend to send to the countries of the Persian Gulf. A group of fodder, in particular maize, actively makes its way to the Asian region, such as China, South Korea and Japan. Plans - to go to a very receptive market India, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Indonesia and Thailand.

Note the high quality of Ukrainian grain. , Ukrainian exporters will be slightly higher to keep the domestic price compared with the grain from Europe or Asia, unnecessarily quality indicators and classiness, and high gluten.

Recall that in 2012 Ukrainian agrarians harvested about 46 million tons of grain, which is 18% less than in 2011, the foreign markets in 2012/2013 marketing year were delivered to 22 million tons of grain. Thus Ukraine is on the 7th place in the world in the export of grain

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