Grain output in Ukraine in 2011/2012 marketing year will be 48-50 million tons, oil-bearing culture – 11-12 million tons, this forecast was made by Kernel agroholding analysts.
With such a production level, an export potential this season will be 20 million tons of grain crops, 3 million tons of rape and soya and 3 million tons of sunflower seeds.
Barley output will be at the level of the previous season and wheat output will grow from 17 million to 21 million tons (+23.5%). Corn output will grow by 37%, from 12 million tons in 2010 to 16-17 million tons.
Taking into consideration transit stocks at 5 million tons against 3 million tons as of the beginning of 2010-2011season, the company forecasts the export potential of wheat, barley and corn at 20 million tons against 11 million tons in 2010-2011 season.
Rape, soya and sunflower seed production is forecasted at 11-12 million tons. In particular, rape output – 1.4 million tons (at the previous year level), its export – 0.9-1.2 million tons and sunflower seeds – at the level of 8 million tons.
Kernel is the largest in Ukraine vertically integrated agroindustrial company, leader of the Ukrainian market of bottled sunflower oil, one of the largest Ukrainian exporters of sunflower seeds and grain crops.