The Ministry of Agriculture of Ukraine predicts that the total grain harvest in the country will reach 68 million m.t. Agrarians have already collected 65 million m.t. According to forecasts, export operations will amount to at least 47 million m.t, which is higher than it was last year (in 2017 — 39.4 million tons).
It is collected 90% of the crop already. After completion of harvesting, the harvest is expected to be 34 million mt. Prices show stability at 4950 +/- SPT deep water. The cost of corn production in Ukraine and the United States remains the lowest in the world (FOB) in the absence of strong demand and the cheapest fodder crop.
WheatHarvest is about 25 million. m.t .;GASC — 240,000 MT purchased (USA, RF, Romania) SoyThe expectation of a meeting of the heads of China and the United States at the G20 suggests a slight, but optimistic growth.
Due to the aggravated situation in the Sea of Azov, the passage of vessels may be difficult. To date, there are no obstacles and the Kerch-Yenikalsky Canal in the Kerch Strait is open to the movement of civilian ships, the first are already following through the strait. Recall MTP Berdyansk and Mariupol are actively used for the export of grain, clay and steel products.