As of July 1, grain and sunflower stocks totaled over 9 mln tonnes — State Statistics Service

As of July 1, grain and sunflower stocks totaled over 9 mln tonnes — State Statistics Service

As of July 1, grain and sunflower stocks totaled over 9 mln tonnes — State Statistics Service

The FINANCIAL -- As of July 1, 2018, agricultural enterprises, and grain storage and processing enterprises of Ukraine stored 9.176 mln tonnes of grains and sunflower seed, an increase of 35.5% compared with the same date in 2017, reported the State Statistics Service.

In particular, wheat stocks totaled 3.573 mln tonnes, corn for grain — 3.319 mln tonnes, barley — 1.757 mln tonnes, rye — 81.9 thsd tonnes, as well as sunflower seed — 1.125 mln tonnes (down 11.7%).

According to the announcement, directly agrarian enterprises stored 5.302 mln tonnes of the reporting agricultural crops, while crop processing and storing enterprises — 3.875 mln tonnes.