Ukraine will sell abroad more than half of the grain harvest 2015

Ukraine will sell abroad more than half of the grain harvest 2015


As of November 14, 2015 has been harvested grains and leguminous about 59 million tonnes and is expected to collect 60 million tons.

KIEV, 15 Nov. Ukraine intends to export a record 36 million tons of grain at expected harvest in 2015 to 60 million tonnes, according to Ukrainian Ministry of agrarian policy with reference to interview of the Minister of agrarian policy and food of Belarus Alexei Pavlenko TV channel NewsOne.

“As of November 14, 2015 has been harvested grains and leguminous about 59 million tonnes and is expected to collect 60 million tons. While the domestic consumption of 24 million tons of grains there is every reason to expect a record of their exports — about 36 million tons in 2015-2016 marketing year “, — quoted Pavlenko.

According to the Minister, the agricultural sector remains the most dynamic and promising sector of the Ukrainian economy, providing 14% of the total GDP of the country. According to the Minister, for the first nine months of this year Ukrainian farmers have managed to provide exports at the level of 10.4 billion dollars, representing 37% of foreign exchange earnings from exports of all goods.