Experts predict that in five years Ukraine will raise 113 million tons of grain

Эксперты прогнозируют, что через пять лет Украина будет собирать 113 миллионов тонн зерна

According to forecasts of Ukrainian grain Association (UGA), after 5 years in Ukraine will grow by about 113 million tons of grain.

This was stated by the President of Ukrainian grain Association Mykola Gorbachov during the round table, who spent JSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” for business, the press service of the Association in the Facebook.

“We are now grown to 98 million tons of grain, and, according to our forecasts, in 5 years it will be 113 million tons of grain. While domestic consumption falls, so we are going to export more,” said Gorbachev.

He stressed that 70% of grain for export is transported by rail. It is expected that the results of the 2019/2020 marketing year (ending 30 June) will be exported 60 million tons of grain.

In the UGA reminded that Gorbachev was briefed in detail about the problems and expectations of farmers from the Railways. In particular, in his opinion, the railroad must solve the problem of shortage of thrust, thanks to the tolerance of private traction to railway infrastructure, to equalize rates, eliminate the Institute modeately stations, compensating for their support of the abolition of the land tax for the carrier.

As reported, according to the State customs service, as of may 15, Ukraine in the 2019/2020 marketing year (started July 1) exported 52,45 million tons of grain and bean, which is 18.4% more than in the previous marketing year.