Ukraine Grain Exports

Ukraine has exported around 14mmt of grain in the first seven months of the 2008/09 marketing year starting July, according to Ukraine's Deputy Ministry of Agrarian Policy, Yaroslav Hadzalo.

Hadzalo said that in the six months of the marketing year (from July 1 to January 1), exports came to over 13 million tonnes and almost 1 million tonnes in the first twenty days of January.

The ministry has now raised its estimate for total grain exports for the full marketing year by 2mmt to 25mmt.