Ukraine has exported 13.6 mln tons of grain in the 2021/2022 marketing year.

 As of September 29, Ukraine exported 13.611 mln tons of grains and pulses. The announcement was made by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. In September Ukraine has exported: 4.845 mln tons of grain, 8.417 mln tons of wheat, 3.596 mln tons of barley, 30.9 thousand tons of rye, and 1.395 mln tonnes of corn.

The FAO’s global food price index has increased by 40% yoy, reaching the highest level in a decade

, The Washington Post reports in a story headlined: “Surging global food prices put staple meals out of reach, from Nigerian jollof rice to Russian pasta and Argentine steak.” “A variety of factors are to blame, including a surge in orders from China, fluctuating oil prices, a sliding U.S. dollar, and looming above all: the pandemic,” the Post reports, citing the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. “But experts say that in the face of growing populations, globalization and climate change,

Well-timed rains are pushing this year’s harvest to a record 100 million tons of grains, oilseeds and beans,

Nikolay Gorbachov, president of the Ukrainian Grain Association predicted at the recent International Grains Council’s Grain Conference. “What I can tell you about Ukraine is the conditions are just perfect,” Gorbachov told the online conference, The Western Producer reports from Saskatchewan, Canada. Ukraine’s previous harvest record was 98.3 million tons set in 2019-20. Twenty years ago, this combined harvest was 9.5 million tons.