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Ukraine. Groats production in January 2019 increased by 35% 5 March, 2019 at 15:03

In January 2019, Ukraine increased groats production by 35% against the same month last year.

The record corn harvest in MY 2018/19 provoked a surge in corn groats production, which was up 258% year-on-year in January 2019, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Production of hulled, half-hulled or crushed rice in the reporting period was 217% higher than a year earlier, while that of wheat and oat groats gained 62% and 47%, respectively.

At the same time, January 2019 witnessed further decline in the output of millet and barley groats (down 23% and 4%, respectively).

Groats production in Ukraine in 2018 and 2019, KMT

Groats

January 2019

January 2018

Change, %

Buckwheat

5.77

4.97

16.1%

Corn

1.15

0.32

258.4%

Millet

1.24

1.62

-23.2%

Oat

1.12

0.76

46.5%

Hulled, half-hulled or crushed rice

2.57

0.81

216.7%

Barley

1.13

1.18

-4.1%

Wheat

0.50

0.31

61.8%