A chicken flaps its wings to leave the henhouse on a poultry farm in Pforzen, southern Germany, on Nov. 9, 2018.

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Ukraine is one of the five world exporters of poultry, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Tymofiy Mylovanov has stated.

“Ukraine has entered the top five of the world’s poultry exporters. Brazil, the EU and Thailand are ahead of Ukraine,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

In addition, the minister said that the EU issued import permits for 58,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat as part of the first distribution of the tariff quota (TRQ) for 2020.

“Almost the entire quota was issued for duty-free supplies of Ukrainian wheat,” he said.

As reported, with reference to the ministry, Ukraine as of January 10, 2019 and since the beginning of the 2019/2020 marketing year (MY, July-June) has exported 32.08 million tonnes of grain, which is 7.8 million tonnes more than for the same period of the last marketing year.

In particular, the following amount was delivered to foreign markets: wheat in the amount of 15.1 million tonnes, corn some 12.8 million tonnes, and barley some 3.8 million tonnes.

Ukraine in the 2018/2019 MY exported a record 50.4 million tonnes of grain, legumes and flour, which is 23% more than in the previous MY. It is expected that 54 million tonnes will be exported in the current MY.



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