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Ukrainian Grain Exports Up 56% in November, UkrAgroConsult Says

November 23, 2011

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s grain exports increased in the first 17 days of November by 56 percent from the previous month, agriculture researcher UkrAgroConsult said, citing market operators.

Shipments climbed to 1.1 million metric tons in the period, compared with 706,000 tons a month earlier, the researcher said by e-mail late yesterday.

Wheat accounted for 237,300 tons and corn for 857,800 tons, according to the statement. The wheat went to Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Israel and the corn went to the European Union, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria.

Another 675,000 tons of grain, including 471,000 tons of corn, will be exported in the near future, the researchers said.

Sunflower exports rose in the first 17 days of November to 169,100 tons from 101,600 tons a month earlier, according to the report.

--Editors: Sharon Lindores, Dan Weeks

To contact the reporter on this story: Kateryna Choursina in Moscow at kchoursina@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: John Deane at jdeane3@bloomberg.net


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