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Ukraine's Grain Exports Climbed 83% Since July, IFX Says

August 27, 2012

Ukraine’s grain exports climbed almost 83 percent since the marketing year started on July 1 compared with a year earlier, Interfax-Ukraine newswire reported, citing Agriculture Ministry data.

The country exported 2.74 million metric tons of grain, according to the Kiev-based newswire. Wheat shipments doubled to 1.17 million tons, of which 823,600 tons was milling wheat, Interfax reported.

Corn exports accounted for 1.04 million tons compared with 48,400 tons a year ago, according to Interfax.

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

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net


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