Barley in Ukrainian ports continues to rise in price
Barley continues to rise in price: now its cost is USD 282.43/ton in the Mykolaiv port and USD 279.08/ton in the ports of Odesa.
As of October 19th, the cost of wheat and corn in Ukrainian ports remained at the same level. But barley continues to rise in price. Now its cost is USD 275.58/ton in the Mykolaiv port and 279.08/ton in the ports of the Odesa region, Kurkul reports with reference to the resource Zernotorg.ua. Oilseeds, namely sunflower and soybeans, also retain their value.
Since the beginning of 2021/22 MY, grain exports from Ukraine have reached 16.5 million tons. This is evidenced by the data of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Grain exports since the beginning of the season are 1.74 million tons or 11% higher than the result for the same period of the last marketing year (14.80 million tons).
As of October 18th, in 2021/22 MY, the export of grain crops from Ukraine is:
- wheat – 10.7 million tons (693 thousand tons or 6.90% more than the same period in 2020/21 MY);
- barley – 4.02 million tons (+723 thousand tons, 21%);
- rye – 52.2 thousand tons (+50.5 thousand tons, 31 times);
- corn – 1.54 million tons (+137 thousand tons, 9%).
According to the USPA, in January-September 2021, 30.06 million tons of grain cargo were handled for export in Ukrainian ports. Note that for the same period in 2020, 33.68 million tons of grain were exported.