"Yes, this year we planted 74,000 hectares, which is 10,000 hectares more than in 2019. However, we need to start buying in reserve. We are now working on corporate governance. So far there have been questions to SFGCU (State food and grain Corporation of Ukraine – 112 International),” he said.
The minister also noted that the ministry was working out ways to do this transparently in order to avoid any abuses.
It is worth noting that the export of buckwheat was banned in Ukraine until July 1, 2020. According to the Ukrainian government, this was a temporary measure to protect the domestic market
As we reported earlier, the agriculture consultancy agency changed the forecast for the export of soybean from Ukraine in 2019-2020.
According to the updated date, it will increase by 6.3% or up to 2.55 million tonnes. Meanwhile, in 2019, the soybean harvest declined by around 9% (up to 4.35 million tonnes).