Ukrainian agribusinesses have exported 14.26 million tonnes of grains since the start of the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, July 2017 – June 2018) as of November 8, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry's press service.
In particular, Ukraine exported 8.58 million tonnes of wheat, 3.6 million tonnes of barley, 8,900 tonnes of rye, and 2.03 million tonnes of maize.
Over the period under review, the agrarians also shipped 159,800 tonnes of flour abroad, including 159,300 tonnes of wheat flour and 500 tonnes of other types of flour.
Read alsoUkraine to increase grain exports in 2017 - mediaAs UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian agribusinesses in the 2016-2017 MY exported 43.8 million tonnes of grain, which was a record high over Ukraine's independence. At the same time, the revenue from grain exports increased by 6%, to $6.4 billion.
The previous record of grain exports at 39.4 million tonnes was reported in the 2015-2016 MY.
Ukraine harvested 65.95 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops in 2016, which was 9.7% up from 2015, and a record high over the country's independence.