Ukraine: wheat prices keep growing supported by strong demand from key importers

Last week milling wheat prices kept growing, mainly supported by increased CBOT wheat futures and strong demand from key importers.

Export prices for Ukrainian milling wheat with 11.5% protein have increased by 8% over the past month. Prices strengthened by $5 during the previous week. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: flour output down in January-September 2016

In January-September Ukrainian flour milling enterprises produced 1.392 million tons of flour, down by 5.6% YoY, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine declared. In particular, the production volumes in September totaled 181 thousand tons, up by 2.8% MoM and down by 3.2% YoY. In January-September the production volumes of crude sunflower oil in Ukraine totaled…

Ukraine: Sumy NPO signs agreement on the column equipment supply for Kachanovsky GPP

PJSC “Sumy Machine Building Science-and-Production Association” signed a contract with a domestic company “Ukrnafta” for the supply of regeneration-evaporation column K-2. According to Sergei Antykov, the senior sales manager for equipment of chemical plants, this is a typical product of Sumy engineers. “The equipment specified by the agreement is designed for ethylene glycol from the…

Ukraine blocks entrance to some Russian tank wagons

Ukraine’s state railway transport administration Ukrainian Railways has blocked entrance and transit through the country to tank wagons of some Russian railway operators, including Sberbank Leasing and SG-Trans, according to the letter of Ukrainian Railways. Besides tank wagons of Sberbank Leasing and SG-Trans, Ukrainian Railways blocked entrance and transit of all cargoes and empty tank…

Ukraine: seaports double grain export volumes

On October 17-23, Ukraine exported nearly 1 million tons of grains from the seaports, against 506 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 544 thousand tons, barley – 142.6 thousand tons, and corn – 320.1 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: cornstarch exports up in 2015-2016

In 2015/2016 Ukraine exported 31.58 KMT of cornstarch, up by 35% YoY (23.45 KMT). Indonesia was the key importer, purchasing nearly 200% more Ukrainian cornstarch in 2015/2016 MY YoY. In 2015/2016 Ukrainian exporters shipped about 18 KMT to this country, or 57% of the total cornstarch exports. Share of Russia (largest importer in 2014/2015) decreased…

Ukraine: sunflower seed market in 2015/2016

The 2015/2016 marketing year was quite successful for Ukraine in markets of sunflower seed and its processed products. All-time high sunseed production at 11760 KMT was the key to such a success. Favorable agro-meteorological conditions allowed obtaining the best result on close to record planted area, owing to minimal losses and high productivity. High sunflower…

Ukraine: imports of rye from Belarus resumed

According to the official statistics figures, in September Ukraine imported 4.5 thousand tons of rye, including 90% of the grain of Belarusian origin. In March-July Ukraine purchased Belarusian rye at rather large-scale cargo lots (2.2-5.3 thousand tons per month), but in July-August the country bought small-scale shipments of rye from the EU (379 tons only).…

Ukraine: biggest drug producer to build plant in Azerbaijan

Ukraine’s biggest pharmaceutical company Indar plans to build a medicine plant in Azerbaijan, Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko said.

He made the remarks on October 20,during a tourism forum in Baku.

Mishchenko noted that the company was in negotiations in Azerbaijan and the share in the enterprise would be divided 50-50. (Trend/Business World Magazine)