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Ukraine 2020 sunflower harvest near end, seen falling

Ukraine’s 2020 sunflower seed harvest is seen falling sharply as farmers threshing 12.9 million tonnes of the commodity from 99 per cent area compared with 15.3 million tonnes harvested in 2019, the Economy Ministry’s data showed on Nov. 17. Ukraine is the world’s largest sunflower oil exporter. Analysts APK-Inform earlier on Tuesday said the 2020-21

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


Ukraine grain exports down so far in 2020/21 season

Ukraine’s grain exports fell 11.2 per cent in the first three months of the 2020/21 July-June season to 11.78 million tonnes, the economy ministry said Sept. 30. The volume included 4.258 million tonnes of grain exported in September, the ministry’s data showed. The data showed that the overall export volume included 8.2 million tonnes of

Ukraine’s export volume is largely down because of a decline in corn sales.

Ukraine 2020-21 grain exports down 11.6 per cent so far

Ukraine has exported 10.77 million tonnes of grain so far in the July 2020-June 2021 season, compared with 12.19 million tonnes at the same point of the previous season, the Economy Ministry said Sept. 23. The volume is down largely because of a decline in corn sales, which stood at 619,000 tonnes, versus about 1.93

U.S. grains: Wheat futures jump on weather woes

CBOT corn flat, soy firm

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures rallied on Monday with K.C. hard red winter wheat hitting a two-year high on concerns that dry soils will crimp yields in key production areas around the world, traders said. Corn futures were steady, supported by the strong gains in the wheat market while soybeans closed firm on




Ukraine imports soybeans for the first time in years

Reuters – Ukraine, a major exporter of soybeans, has agreed to its first soybeans imports in many years and industry sources said such deals could be repeated in future if domestic output continues to shrink. The 20,000 tonnes of Brazilian soy is to arrive on three vessels, two of which have already departed, at Ukraine’s


Ukraine’s wheat sales close to reaching 2019-20 export quota limit

Ukraine’s wheat sales have reached 19.925 million tonnes as of May 22, leaving only 275,000 tonnes available for export over the rest of the season which runs until June 30, Economy Ministry data showed. The ministry said in response it would not increase the wheat export quota for the current season which is 20.2 million

Ukraine 2020 spring grain sowing one-third complete — ministry

Ukrainian farmers have sown 4.8 million hectares of spring grains as of April 16 or 32 per cent of the expected area of 15.3 million hectares, the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture said on April 17. The sown area included 872,700 hec­tares of barley, 115,500 hectares of spring wheat and one million