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Millet: Ukrainian production up by 80%

December 5, 2023 at 4:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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DALIAN/KYIV. Despite lower yields this season, larger cultivation areas in Ukraine have ensured that the millet crop has increased by 80% compared to last year. Meanwhile, the Chinese market remains quiet.

Larger crop despite lower yields

In Ukraine, the grain harvest is in its final phase. By the end of November, 79,500 ha of the area sown with millet had been harvested, which corresponds to 95%. The average yield is 2.26 mt/ha, bringing the total crop to 180,000 mt. This represents a significant increase compared to last year; although the yield in the 2022/2023 season was slightly higher at 2.28 mt/ha, it only totalled 101,800 mt due to the significantly smaller acreage of 44,700 ha.

The Chinese millet market is currently quiet and prices have been stagnati

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