Exports of agricultural products

Almost done


Almost done

As of the middle of October 2020, all agricultural producers harvested over 58 million tons of main crops from 18.8 million hectares. In particular, 44.1 million tons of grains and legumes were threshed from an area of about 11.7 million hectares (76% of the forecast).

The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture reports, that in particular, agrarians harvested:

- millet —  221 thousand tons from 134.4 thousand hectares (89%);

- buckwheat —  90.2 thousand tons from 70.4 thousand hectares (90%);

- sunflower —  9.8 million tons from 5.1 million hectares (80%);

- soybeans —  1.7 million tons from 852.4 thousand hectares (64%);

- corn —  8.4 million tons from an area of 1.8 million hectares (33%).

Regarding the autumn sowing campaign, as of Oct. 13, 2020 Ukrainian farmers have sown the main winter crops on an area of 5.06 million hectares (62% of the forecast). In terms of crops that have been sown the overall situation is as following:

- wheat - 3.8 million hectares (63% of the forecast);

- barley - 361.5 thousand hectares (38% of the forecast);

- rye - 94 thousand hectares (71% to the forecast);

- rapeseed - 768.7 thousand hectares (76% of the forecast).