Ukrainian Grain Export Totals 39 Million Tons in 2023/2024

by Roman Cheplyk
Friday, April 19, 2024
Ukrainian Grain Export Totals 39 Million Tons in 2023/2024

Ukraine has exported 39 million 059 thousand tons of grain and leguminous crops in the 2023/2024 marketing year as of April 19, according to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine

This figure represents a decrease of 1 million 033 thousand tons, or 1.02 times less than the previous year.

The Ministry's latest data reflects a slight adjustment from the preliminary figures published on April 17, which reported exports totaling 38 million 608 thousand tons for the same period.

Breaking down the exports by type:

  • Wheat: Ukraine exported 15 million 106 thousand tons, an increase of 1 million 372 thousand tons or 1.09 times more than the previous year.
  • Barley: Shipments totaled 2 million 139 thousand tons.
  • Rye: For the first time in 2024, exports reached 200 thousand tons, contributing to a total of 1.2 thousand tons exported since the beginning of the 2023/2024 marketing year.
  • Corn: The export volume stood at 21 million 515 thousand tons, which is 2 million 126 thousand tons or 1.09 times less than the previous year.
  • Flour: Exports amounted to 84.2 thousand tons (equivalent to 112.3 thousand tons in grain terms), marking a decrease of 39.3 thousand tons or 1.46 times less than last year.

The Ministry highlighted a broader trend of a 17% decrease in the rate of agricultural product exports in the first half of the 2023/2024 marketing year compared to the previous year, reflecting ongoing challenges in the sector.

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