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Ukraine winter wheat in good condition

Reuters / No more than 400,000 hectares of winter grain crops, or up to five per cent of the sown area, are likely to be reseeded this spring against 1.5 million hectares in 2012, a senior Agriculture Ministry official said Feb. 19. “We expect the reseeding of three to five per cent (of winter grain


Ukraine traders expect wheat export curbs soon

Grain traders expect the Ukrainian government to introduce curbs on wheat exports early in December but fear that instead of an official ban it might opt for informal restrictions, the grain lobby said Friday. Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk said last month the government would halt wheat exports from Nov. 15 due to a fall in





Ukraine denies curbing wheat exports

Ukraine’s government said last week it had not urged grain traders to limit wheat exports, denying local media reports it had done so, and it forecast that there would be no shortages of grain on the domestic market. “There are no recommendations to limit wheat exports,” Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk told reporters. “Traders are telling

Ukraine denies curbing wheat exports

Ukraine’s government said Wednesday it had not urged grain traders to limit wheat exports, denying local media reports it had done so, and it forecast that there would be no shortages of grain on the domestic market. "There are no recommendations to limit wheat exports," Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk told reporters. "Traders are telling us


Ukraine AgMin Sees Bumper Wheat, Maize Exports

Ukraine plans to boost its grain harvest to 51 million tonnes in 2011 from 39.2 million a year ago and hopes to double exports to 24 million tonnes in the 2011-12 season, Ukraine s Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk said on Sept. 7. Prysyazhnyuk told Reuters the former Soviet republic had harvested 22.2 million tonnes of