Ukraine is top exporter of corn to China as of July-December 2015-2016 marketing year, informed the Minister of Agrarian Policy Oleksiy Pavlenko, reports press service of the Ministry.
“Ukraine outstripped even the USA, exporting 3,85 million tons of corn, which comprises 81% of the entire corn export in Ukraine”, - the Minister pointed out.
Pavlenko mentioned that the increase of export from Ukraine to China is caused by the increase of plant products shipping. First of all it concerns grains ($678 million) and oils ($534 million), where the amount of export went up by 83,5% and 46,6% respectively.
“Judging by these numbers, China has become one of Ukraine’s leading trade partners”, - Oleksiy Pavlenko stated.