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Ukraine's 2019/20 grain exports at record 54.1 mln T

KIEV, May 29 (Reuters) - Ukraine's grain exports have reached a record 54.1 million tonnes so far in the 2019/20 season that began last July, up 17.4% year on year, the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture said on Friday.

The exported volume included 20.2 million tonnes of wheat, 28.4 million tonnes of corn and 4.8 million tonnes of barley, it said in a statement.

The country harvested a record 75.1 million tonnes of grain in 2019, up from 70 million tonnes in 2018. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk Editing by David Goodman )

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