In 2014/15MY China is ranked number 4 among major buyers of Ukrainian barley
According to customs statistics, by the end of the period between July and November 2014, there was 116.6 thousand tons of barley exported from Ukraine to China; which puts China onto 4th position among key importers of Ukrainian grain. For Ukrainian barley market China is considered as one of the exporters with most potential.
In general, since the beginning of the current season Ukraine exported nearly 3.5 million tons of barley, which is 2.3 times higher than in the same period in 2013 (1.5 million tons) and exceeds total export of barley during 2013/14MY by 47% (2.5 million tons). The main buyer of barley in the current season, as before, is Saudi Arabia, which purchased 2.4 million tons of grain (69% of entire export). In addition, the grain was supplied to Turkey (344.4 thousand tons or 10%), Iran (191.8 thousand tons or 5%) and Libya (96.7 thousand tons or 3%). Supplies to other countries were smaller.