Ukraine needs to export about 50 million tons of grain this marketing year – expert

During the current marketing year, Ukraine will be able to export about 50 million tons of grain from last year and the new crop.

Denis Marchuk, Deputy Chairman of the All-Ukrainian Agrarian Council, said this during a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform.

“About 30% of the planned area for this season has already been harvested – up to 12 million tons of grain of the new crop. If we take into account the indicators that we have, then we, given the new crop, will need to export about 50 million tons during this marketing year “, Marchuk said.

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According to the expert, if the work of seaports is not resumed, then, taking into account the current pace of exports of agricultural products in alternative ways, the export of such a volume of grain from Ukraine will continue for three years.

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As reported, on August 1, for the first time since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation into the territory of Ukraine, a ship with Ukrainian food left the port of Odessa. There are more than 26 thousand tons of corn on board. The Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni is heading to the port of Tripoli, Lebanon. It will move along the corridor, the security of which was confirmed by the UN and Turkey.

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