During the first month of 2016/2017 season Ukraine exported a record monthly volume of peas – about 94 KMT (17.5 KMT in July 2015).
The main share of exports was traditionally shipped to the Indian market – 65%. For India it was also a maximum monthly volume of Ukrainian peas imports. Turkey significantly increased purchase, importing about 11.8 KMT of Ukrainian peas against 2 KMT in 2015/2016 MY during one month. This is the maximum purchase volume from Turkey in the last five seasons. Pakistan remains a stable leader among Ukrainian importers of peas, importing 8.7 KMT. In the new season Bangladesh, the EU and Africa also remain among the important Ukrainian peas export markets.
In the current season Ukraine harvested a record peas crop for the last 20 years, reaching more than 750 KMT. Export potential of Ukrainian peas in 2016/2017 season can reach about 520-540 KMT. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)