China retaining its top position among importers of Ukrainian barley

This season’s barley exports already total 4.07 MMT (-5% y-o-y), UkrAgroConsult reports. Almost 131 KMT was exported in March (+116% from February and -58% from March 2019/20).

China still makes the biggest monthly purchases of Ukrainian barley compared to other importers; its export share in the first nine months of the season equaled 69%.

Most importers reduced barley purchases from Ukraine compared to last season: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Algeria, Jordan, the EU and Qatar.

Among major buyers, the following ones show stronger demand than a year ago: China and Libya (up threefold), Lebanon (an eightfold increase) and Tunisia (+3%).

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