Ukraine exports 24 mln T grain so far in 2014/15 - ministry

Среда, 25 февраля 2015 10:00 MSK

KIEV Feb 25 (Reuters) - Ukraine has exported 24.0 million tonnes of grain since July 1, 0.4 percent more than in the same period a year earlier, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

This includes 9.1 million tonnes of wheat, 10.8 million tonnes of maize and 3.9 million tonnes of barley, it said in a statement.

The ministry has said Ukrainian grain exports are likely to rise to about 37 million tonnes this season from 32.8 million in the previous season.

Ukraine harvested 63.8 million tonnes of grain in 2014. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Miral Fahmy)