Ukraine this year exported a record amount of grain
According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine in the 2014-2015 marketing year, Ukraine exported a record amount of grain.
This was announced by Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Ihor Shvaika:
"The balance of the whole grain in 2014-2015 marketing year will be better to export than the previous record. Let me remind you, exports last year amounted to 33 million tons. The current pace of exports by 2.4 million tons more than last year."
This year it has been sold for export more than 5.6 million tons of wheat. The current crop of wheat collected from the fields of Ukraine market analysts estimated at 24 million tons.
The minister also informed that for future harvest crop already held on more than 6 million. Tons. This figure represents 81% of the forecast crop of winter crops this year, and the sowing of winter wheat is more than 87% of the target.