The harvest of grain and oilseeds in the 2019-2020 marketing year (MG, July 2019 - June 2020) could increase by 2.2% compared to 2018-2019 MG and to reach 94 million tons.
This was announced by the head of the Ukrainian grain Association (UGA) Nikolay Gorbachev at a press conference in Kiev.
"If this year's harvest of grain and oil were at the level of 92 million tons of grain and oilseeds in the next year we expect production at 94 million tonnes," - said Gorbachev.
At the same time, Gorbachev said that this year, the leader in productivity began in the Western region.
"If we look at our prospects for the next 3-4 years, the production of these crops may reach 100 million tonnes and exports 70 million tons."
Gorbachev stressed that the effective development of infrastructure in Ukraine, these figures may be even higher.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the grain harvest in 2018 amounted to a record 70.1 million tons.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"