Ukraine exports almost 10M tonnes of agricultural products since February 24

Ukraine exports almost 10M tonnes of agricultural products since February 24

Ukraine has exported almost ten million tonnes of agricultural products since February 24, including almost two million tonnes since the beginning of August.

That's according to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports.

"Almost ten million tonnes of foodstuffs from eight agricultural crops were exported during the 5.5 months of Russia's war against Ukraine. In the first two weeks of August, Ukraine already exported almost two million tonnes of grain crops, and three million tonnes in July," the report said.

In the first half of August, Ukraine exported 776,000 tonnes of corn and 339,000 tonnes of wheat.

In general, the leader in total exports is corn, with 3.849 million tonnes exported over the past five months. Ukraine also exported 1.357 million tonnes of sunflower seeds, or 99.4% more compared to the same period of 2021. At the same time, during this time, Ukraine exported 48% less sunflower oil than last year – 935,700 tonnes.

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