Ukraine’s Monthly Grain Exports Fell 4% in March, ProAgro Says

Ukrainian grain exports declined 4 percent month-on-month in March, agricultural researcher ProAgro said, citing preliminary port data.

Shipments fell to 1.83 million metric tons in March from 1.91 million in February, the Kiev-based researcher, said in an e-mailed statement today, without providing a reason for the decline.

Corn exports fell to 1.2 million tons from 1.4 million tons, according to the statement. The crop went to South Korea, Egypt, Spain, Iran and other countries.

Wheat exports declined to 385,300 tons from 447,930 tons, ProAgro said. It was shipped to Egypt, Spain, Israel and other countries.

Barley exports rose to 199,870 tons from 14,420 tons, the researcher said. Most of it was exported to Saudi Arabia.

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