Ukraine: in 2015, grain harvest to exceed 55 mln tonnes

Ukraine: in 2015, grain harvest to exceed 55 mln tonnes

Ukraine: in 2015, grain harvest to exceed 55 mln tonnes

The FINANCIAL -- In the current year, the general grain harvest in Ukraine will exceed the level of 55 mln tonnes, forecasted by the US Department of Agriculture, declared Oleksiy Pavlenko, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, on May 13.

He added that the Ministry of Agrarian Policy will announce its own more accurate forecast after completion of the spring crops planting works, in the last week of May - the first week of June, according to APK-Inform.

As a reminder, according to the latest report of the USDA, the forecast of grain production in Ukraine in 2015 totals 55.3 mln tonnes. In particular, the wheat harvest will total 22 mln tonnes, and feed grains - 33.325 mln tonnes, including 26 mln tonnes of corn.