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Grain Exports From Ukraine Seen Reaching a Record in November

November 19, 2012

Ukraine will probably export a record 3.2 million metric tons of grains this month, according to the Ukrainian Grain Association.

Shipments came to 1.8 million tons in November’s first 16 days, of which wheat made up 900,000 tons, the Kiev-based industry group said in a statement on its website dated Nov. 16. Deliveries also included 800,000 tons of corn, it showed.

Grain exports in the current marketing year begun July 1 were 10.3 million tons as of Nov. 16, including 5 million tons of wheat, 3.6 million tons of corn and 1.6 million tons of barley, according to the association.

Average daily shipments declined to around 47,000 tons between Nov. 12 and Nov. 16 from 65,000 tons in the Nov. 5-12 period, according to the statement.

To contact the reporters on this story: Kateryna Choursina in Kiev at kchoursina@bloomberg.net; Daryna Krasnolutska in Kiev at dkrasnolutsk@bloomberg.net

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


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