Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine makes a positive prognosis about gross yield of grain crops, and predicts gathering of 60 million tons of grain.
The report by the MAPF seeks to outline the results of the previous marketing year, reminding that Ukraine exported 34.6 million tons; it was the highest index for the country. This year the experts assume that export may reach 34-37 million tons.
According to the State Statistics Committee, in 2014 Ukraine (excluding temporarily occupied by Russia Crimea) collected 63.8 million tons of grain and leguminous, that is 2.4% more than in 2013.
The amount of grains in domestic market remains sufficient to ensure food security even in times of crisis. The current transitional grain stocks contain 11 million tons: 4.9 million tons of wheat and about 5 million tons of corn in particular.