Ukrainian farmers harvested 83.8M tonnes of agricultural crops in 2020 – Vysotskyi

Ukrainian farmers harvested 83.8M tonnes of agricultural crops in 2020 – Vysotskyi

In 2020, Ukrainian farmers have harvested 83.8 million tonnes of basic agricultural crops from an area of 24.1 million hectares.

Ukrainian Economy, Trade and Agriculture Development Deputy Minister Taras Vysotskyi wrote about the results of the 2020 agricultural year on his Facebook page.

He noted that Ukrainian farmers had gathered 83.8 million tonnes of major crops from an area of 24.1 million hectares this year. As of December 24, 2020, Ukraine exported 25.07 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops (with their processed products). In particular, 12.36 million tonnes of wheat, 3.74 million tonnes of barley, and 8.57 million tonnes of corn were exported. Currently, 15.49 million tonnes of grain are stored.

Vysotskyi recalled that the government together with the main stakeholders of the grain market managed to ensure stability in the grain market in 2020.

He also added that the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture and grain market participants signed the Annex to the Memorandum on Grain Exports in the marketing year 2020/2021, which is an established practice in order to maintain the stability and predictability of the grain market.


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