Ukraine Grain Exports Up 25.7% So Far in 2021/22 to 33.2 MMT

Kyiv, UA (Reuters) — Ukraine has exported 33.2 million metric tons (MMT) of grain so far in the 2021/22 July-June season, up 25.7% from the same stage a season earlier, agriculture ministry data showed on Thursday (Jan. 6).

The total included 16.1 MMT of wheat, 5.2 million MMT of barley, and 11.5 million MMT of corn, the data showed.

Agriculture minister Roman Leshchenko said last month the country harvested a record 84 million MMT of grain in clean weight in 2021, up from 65 million MMT in 2020.

The ministry has said the 2021/22 exports could include 24.5 million MMT of wheat, 30.9 million of corn and 5.2 million of barley.

Ukraine's exports last season included 23.1 million MMT of corn, 16.6 million of wheat and 4.2 million of barley.

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