Ukraine July '08 wheat exports up sixfold on '07

In the first month of new 2008/09 MY, Ukraine exported 599,900 tonnes of wheat, up 24% as compared to the previous month and up 6 times as compared to July, 2007, reported IA APK-Inform, referring to customs data.

In the reporting month, Spain, Tunisia and Israel were the main buyers of Ukrainian wheat. The total export share of these countries was 57%. Also Jordan, Pakistan and Turkey bought large quantities they said.