Ukrainian grain exports fell 48% year-on-year to 907,000 tons in the first 22 days of June, citing Wednesday’s Ministry of Agriculture data, according to Reuters. Data show that the amount contains 803,000 tonnes of corn, 78,000 tonnes of wheat and 21,000 tonnes of barley.
Ukraine exported up to 6 million tonnes of grain a month before Russia began its invasion on February 24th. Exports from May have decreased to about 1.7 million tons. This is because Ukraine, which exported most commodities from ports, was forced to transport grain by train from the western border and the port of the small Donau River.