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Ukraine faces speedy wheat exports

Already the annual export quota is more than half used up

Ukraine is likely to ship abroad most of its 2020-21 wheat export quota by March-April 2021, traders said Oct. 23. Traders and the government have agreed that the volume of wheat available for export this July-June season must not exceed 17.5 million tonnes. The Economy Ministry’s data showed on Friday that Ukraine had exported 10 million tonnes of





Russia, Ukraine may cut grain crop forecasts as temperatures rise

Moscow/Kiev | Reuters — Major Black Sea wheat exporters Russia and Ukraine may cut their official 2015 grain crop forecasts as recent hot weather has raised the risks to plants and rains elsewhere have delayed the harvest and dented quality, farmers and officials said. Russia and Ukraine’s agriculture ministries have said if hot weather persists


Ukraine says no grain export curbs planned

Kiev | Reuters — Ukraine has no plans to restrict grain exports after Russia introduced curbs to stabilize surging prices, and will instead meet with traders to plan the year ahead in “normal operating mode,” Agriculture Minister Oleksiy Pavlenko said Saturday. Last month, Moscow announced it would introduce grain export duties of at least 35