Ukraine. Production of groats grew 12% y/y in July-May 25 June, 2020 at 16:06

Output of the following grain products has been steadily decreasing since the start of MY 2019/20:

  • flour (-24.5% year-on-year in May 2020, -5.7% year-on-year in July-May 2019/20),
  • bread and bakery products (-15.6% and -12.9%, respectively).

In addition, May witnessed a drop in production of the following goods:

  • macaroni products (-18.7%, -1.6% year-on-year in July-May 2019/20),
  • hulled, half-hulled or crushed rice (-68.5%,-5.9% year-on-year in July-May 2019/20),
  • bran (-13.7% and -2.8%, respectively),
  • feeds (-4.8% and -0.3%, respectively).

Production of groats, in particular those from oats, corn, rice, rye, barley, was up 43.4% year-on-year in May and up 11.9% year-on-year in July-May 2019/20, UkrAgroConsult reports.