Ukraine's weekly barley, wheat exports double, corn decreases: gov data

15 Jul 2022 | Anna Platonova

Weekly grain exports from Ukraine amounted to 315,459 mt, almost identical to the level of exports during the first week of the 2022/23 marketing year, with total exports increasing to 639,917 mt, according to data from the country's Ministry of Agriculture.

During the week, 210,459 mt of corn were exported, which is 15.5% less than last week.

Slightly more than 45% of the total corn was exported to Romania, 14% to Poland, and 11% to Hungary.

The corn export volume for the first two weeks of the 2022/23 season was 459,459 mt, which is almost 6% below the level of the previous season on the same date.

Weekly wheat exports increased nearly 53% to 79,719 mt, bringing total exports since the start of the season to 131,719 mt, down almost 47% from last year.

The shares of Ukrainian wheat imports to Romania and Turkey almost leveled off, amounting to 35% and 33%, respectively.

Barley exports more than doubled compared to last week to 34,280 mt.

Almost 67% of exported barley went to Romania, official figures showed.

Total barley exports since the start of the 2022/23 marketing year were 48,739 mt, almost 73% or 140,000 mt below the previous year.