Ukraine’s Ministry to Keep Wheat Export Free, Kommersant Says

Ukraine isn’t going to set restrictions on wheat exports, Kommersant-Ukraine newspaper reported, citing Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk.

Wheat exports totaled 5.5 million metric tons as of yesterday since the marketing year started on July 1, according to Kommersant. Ships are being loaded with wheat in Ukrainian ports and traders will start shipping corn and soybeans, the newspaper based in the capital Kiev said, citing Prysyazhnyuk.

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