: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine: after two months, the food corridor operation is a success

1 October marked two months since the first ship loaded with Ukrainian grain sailed from Odesa. The unblocking of food exports from three Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea (Odesa, Chernomorsk and Pivdenne) was made possible by an agreement between Ukraine, Turkey and the UN which was signed in Istanbul on 22 July. Since then, 241 vessels have used the grain corridor, exporting nearly 5.5 million tonnes of produce – mainly maize (47%), wheat (27%), rapeseed and sunflower oil (7% each; see Chart 1). …read more

Source:: Centre for Eastern Studies (Poland)


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