Ukraine already exported over 18M t of agricultural products through ‘grain corridor’

Ukraine already exported over 18M t of agricultural products through ‘grain corridor’

Ukraine has exported more than 18 million tonnes of grain and oil crops since the "grain corridor" started working on August 1, 2022.

MFA Ukraine’s Ambassador on special assignments, coordinator of the Council of Exporters and Investors Olha Trofimtseva stated this at a press conference at the Media Center Ukraine - Ukrinform.

"In total, more than 22 million tonnes of agricultural products have been delivered since the grain corridor was launched. Grain and oil crops – more than 18 million tonnes," Trofimtseva said.

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She noted that Ukraine could export much more food products if the seaports were operating at full capacity.

As Ukrinform reported, in Istanbul on November 17, 2022, Ukraine, the United Nations, and Turkey agreed to extend the "Initiative for the safe transportation of agricultural products across the Black Sea" for another 120 days. The initiative began working on July 22, 2022. The first ship with Ukrainian food products left the port of Odesa on August 1. The agreement expires on March 18, 2023.

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