Ministry of Agrarian Policy pleased with the harvest

26.12.2012 11:58 According to the Ministry, this year Ukraine harvested 46.2 million tons of grain in Ukraine this year harvested a good crop. The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of finished summing up. This was announced today at a press briefing reporters first deputy head of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy Ivan Bisyuk.

As the correspondent LigaBusinessInform, Bisyuk noted that this year Ukraine harvested 46.2 million tons of grain: some 21 million tons of corn, 15.7 million tons of wheat. "This is the third figure in the history of Ukraine, in terms of gross harvest," — said the official.

As for the food grain, according to the deputy minister, it is in the structure of the wheat harvest was 85%. "It gave us the opportunity to raise the bar on food grain export opportunities. On the whole, this figure reached only 5.9 million tonnes, about 5.5 million tons — of food," — he said.

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