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Ukraine to export 39 mln T grain in 2015/16 -ministry

KIEV, June 17 (Reuters) - Ukraine is likely to export about
39 million tonnes of grain in the 2015/16 July-June season
compared with about 35 million tonnes the previous season, the
agriculture ministry said on Friday.

The world's third-largest grain exporter, Ukraine harvested
60 million tonnes of grain in 2015, including 26.5 million
tonnes of wheat and 23.2 million tonnes of maize.

By mid-June Ukraine's grain exports had reached about 37.9
million tonnes, the ministry said in a statement.

The volume included 16.35 million tonnes of wheat, 16.97
million tonnes of maize and 4.32 million tonnes of barley.
Ukraine also exported 325,000 tonnes of wheat flour.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; editing by Jason Neely)

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