News last update:6 Aug 2012

Ukraine ends exports quotas barley/maize

The Cabinet of Ministers in the Ukraine has decided to end the existing export quotas for barley and maize. Till the end of 2006/07 MY (July-June) Ukraine will keep quotas only for export of rye and wheat.

In September 2006, the Cabinet of Ministers introduced licenses for grains export, and in October, the government approved the regulations on introduction of quotas for grains export.

In December, the Cabinet of Ministers introduced the quota for 1.106 mln tonnes of grains for export for 2006/07 MY, including 3.000 tonnes of wheat and rye, 600.000 tonnes of barley and 500.000 tonnes of maize.

On February 13, 2007, the Ukrainian Government gave additional export quotas for grains to port elevators and/or terminals which were stored before January 25, 2007. Additional quota for wheat and meslin (mixture of rye and wheat) totals 228.000 tonnes, for barley 606.000 tonnes, and for maize 30.000 tonnes.

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