Ukraine Grain Exports Rose 31% This Month to 389,000 Metric Tons

Ukraine’s grain exports rose 31 percent this month through yesterday to 389,000 metric tons, researcher UkrAgroConsult said.

That’s up from 297,400 tons of grain exported in the same period a year earlier, UkrAgroConsult analyst Liza Malyshko said by phone today. Shipments also rose from 80,800 tons exported in the same period in July, according to an e-mailed statement from the company today.

Shipments included 162,800 tons of wheat, 131,500 tons of barley and 88,300 tons of corn. Wheat was shipped to Tunisia, Kenya and Egypt, corn to the European Union and barley to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the Kiev-based researcher said.

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