Ukrainian barley exports as of May 03, 2017 period were 17% higher than on the previous season. This was down to a slightly larger crop output in 2016.
The 2016-17 export surplus to end June is close to non-existent.
Ukrainian Export Barley Surplus as of May 03. 2016-17 MY Vs 2015-16 MY
Ukrainian Barley S&D Table
Main export destinations for Ukrainian barley include Saudi Arabia, China, Libya and Japan. Preliminary customs/shipment data suggest weaker demand for Ukrainian barley in Japan. Conversely, there was an increase of exports to Lybia, with shipments totalling 722k mt over the July 2016-Feb 2017 period.
Top Ukrainian Barley Export Destinations. 2014-15/2015-16/2016-17. July-June MY
Ukrainian Barley Plantings by MY. ‘000 Ha
Source: Ukrainian Min of Agriculture/Trade Press/Own Estimates