According to the weekly monitoring conducted by IA “APK-Inform”, upon the preliminary data, in the period from October 14 till October 20 this year from the sea ports of Ukraine, 270 thousand tons of cereal crops were shipped, which is 49% of the same indicator a week earlier, taking into account the correction and actualization of data (553 thousand tons).

Herein at a time of a significant decrease in wheat export (152,000 tons against 489,000 tons a week earlier), export shipments of corn and barley had increased substantially. The quantity of maize export, according to the results of the reporting week, had increased from 60,000 tons to 96,000 tons, barley from 5,000 tons to 22,000 tons.

The leader among the shippers on last week was the company Olympex Coupe International with the shipment volume of 70 thousand tons, then is followed Odessa SCP, which shipped 54 thousand tons, and also Nibulon (45.2 thousand tons) and Ukrelevatorprom (45 thousand tons) .

The main importer of Ukrainian grain in the reporting period was Egypt – 95 thousand tons and Israel – 60 thousand tons.