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Ukraine traders expect wheat export curbs soon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grain traders expect the Ukrainian government to introduce curbs on wheat exports early in December but fear that instead of an official ban it might opt for informal restrictions, the grain lobby said Friday. Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk said last month the government would halt wheat exports from Nov. 15 due to a fall in […] Read more

Ukraine to ban wheat exports from Nov. 15, traders say

Reading Time: 2 minutes Traders said Friday that Ukraine’s agriculture ministry would ban exports of wheat from Nov. 15 after bad weather hit the harvest, pushing up global wheat futures prices even though traders had expected the move. The ministry, however, is sticking to its earlier formula of allowing traders to export up to a total of five million […] Read more

Ukraine won’t limit barley, maize exports, ag minister says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine will impose no limits on exports of barley and maize in the current marketing season, Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk said Tuesday, adding that the former Soviet republic would export over two million tonnes of grain this month. "Moreover, we will encourage the exports of feed grains," Prysyazhnyuk said on the sidelines of an international […] Read more

Ukraine denies curbing wheat exports

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s government said Wednesday it had not urged grain traders to limit wheat exports, denying local media reports it had done so, and it forecast that there would be no shortages of grain on the domestic market. "There are no recommendations to limit wheat exports," Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk told reporters. "Traders are telling us […] Read more