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Ukraine exports 3.66 mln tonnes of agricultural products in three weeks of Sept – trade repr

KYIV. Sept 22 (Interfax-Ukraine) – For the period of September 1-21, Ukraine delivered a total of 6.47 million tonnes of cargo of all types to foreign markets by all modes of transport, of which 3.66 million tonnes (56.5%) are products of the agro-industrial complex, Deputy Economy Minister – Trade Representative of Ukraine Taras Kachka wrote on Facebook on Thursday.

According to him, during the three weeks of September, 1.38 million tonnes of corn, 1.11 million tonnes of wheat, 562,000 tonnes of rapeseeds, 338,000 tonnes of oil, 275,000 tonnes of barley were exported.

At the same time, the export of ores of all types reached 1.09 million tonnes.

"September is the first month since the beginning of the war, when we exported more than 1 million tonnes of wheat. As of September 21, some 1.11 million tonnes were exported. To everyone who is worried about what (is happening) with internal food security: the wheat harvest this year is 19.2 million tonnes," the trade representative stressed.

As reported, with reference to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy, from the beginning of the 2022/2023 marketing year (MY, July-June) and until September 21 Ukraine had exported 6.88 million tonnes of grain crops, of which 3.95 million tonnes of corn (57% of total supplies), 2.3 million tonnes of wheat (33%) and 598,000 tonnes of barley (8.7%).