Top Customers of Ukrainian Grain Crops

by Olha Povaliaieva
Monday, February 7, 2022
Top Customers of Ukrainian Grain Crops

50.8 million tons of Ukrainian seeds were exported abroad last year 

Sales of most cereal varieties enhanced in 2021 compared to 2020. The increase in sales covers both domestic and foreign sales. So the main buyers of grain became Europe, Asia, Africa. But after summing up the results from 2012-2022, it becomes evident that Ukrainian grain has managed to travel practically all over the world.

Turkey was previously ranked 6th. But last year, grain exports to the eastern country totaled $918 million and moved it to 3rd place.

Egypt has been the 1st buyer of Ukrainian grains for nine years. But in 2021, the centers were displaced. However, Egypt purchased Ukrainian grain for $1.120 million in 2020 and $1.386 million in 2022.

China has moved Egypt out of the lead. The country bought about 1/5 of the value of its cereal exports from Ukraine.

The following are also permanent exporters of maize, wheat, and other cereals

  • Indonesia;
  • Spain;
  • Netherlands;
  • Iran;
  • Pakistan;
  • Libya;
  • Tunisia.

In Ukraine, planning intends to further develop supply for such a significant demand. Therefore, in 2022, the Ukrainian fields will be harvested even more. It is noteworthy that cereals are sold in the country and abroad and form a national stock.

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