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Ukraine’s Grain Exports Declined 49% This Month, Researcher Says

December 07, 2011

Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Ukraine’s grain exports declined 49 percent in the first four days of December from the same period in November, researcher UkrAgroConsult said, citing ports data.

The former Soviet state shipped 161,000 tons of grains, including 11,000 of wheat and 150,000 of corn, the researcher, based in capital city of Kiev, said today in an e-mailed statement. Exports were 315,000 tons a month earlier, it said.

Ukraine is ready to supply 908,000 tons of grains, including 700,000 tons of corn and 157,000 tons of wheat that are in ports, UkrAgroConsult said.

--Editors: Claudia Carpenter, Dan Weeks

To contact the reporter on this story: Daryna Krasnolutska in Kiev at dkrasnolutsk@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Balazs Penz at bpenz@bloomberg.net


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