Ukraine: Nibulon exported almost 3.2 mln tonnes of grains and oilseeds

Ukraine: Nibulon exported almost 3.2 mln tonnes of grains and oilseeds

Ukraine: Nibulon exported almost 3.2 mln tonnes of grains and oilseeds

The FINANCIAL -- During nine months of 2014/15 MY, the agricultural holding Nibulon exported nearly 3.2 mln tonnes of grains and oilseeds, with the average monthly shipment of 350 thsd tonnes, declared the press-service of the company on May 7.

According to the announcement, in January-March period of 2015, corn (39.8% or more than 1.25 mln tonnes) became the major export crop for the company. The wheat share comprised 34.3%, which totaled nearly 1.79 mln tonnes, and barley – 16.7% (almost 524 thsd tonnes).

Since the beginning of the current MY, Egypt remains the country-leader in commodity imports - 26% of grains exported by Nibulon, or almost 822 thsd tonnes. Saudi Arabia is ranked at the second position (11%, or nearly 338 thsd tonnes). Spain keeps the third position (9%, or almost 280 thsd tonnes).

During nine months of 2014/15 MY, the geography of Nibulon`s exports covered 22 countries. China (3% of the general volume of exported commodities) and Thailand (2%) are among new export directions for Nibulon.

In addition, during the planting campaign of 2015 Nibulon imported more than 13.5 thsd units of hybrid corn seeds, 3.4 thsd units of hybrid sunflower seeds, and 970 units of hybrid grain sorghums seeds produced by Pioneer High-Bred Switzerland S.A. (Switzerland), Monsanto International Sаrl (Switzerland) and CajoInc. (the USA).