Ukraine gathers record grain harvest, exports almost half – Minister

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In 2016, Ukraine harvested 66 million tons of grain and exported 27.5 million tons.

This was announced by Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Taras Kutovyi, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"In 2016, Ukraine harvested 66 million tons of grain. We exported 27.5 million tons of this amount. The agricultural products totaled 41.4% of the overall export structure as compared to 37.5% last year," Kutovyi said.

However, the Minister noted there was a decline in livestock production.

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