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Ukraine April Grain Stocks Up
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:02 PM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Grain stocks in Ukraine, although a third smaller than last year due to a poor 2012 harvest caused by drought, are more then double the amount the country needs for domestic consumption until the beginning of the new marketing year July 1.

Grain stocks in Ukraine on April 1 totaled 18 million metric tons, while the agriculture ministry's estimate of domestic consumption in April-June is 7.4 million tons, the agriculture ministry said Monday.

Wheat stocks on the date totaled 5.5 million tons, including 3.9 million tons milling wheat. The country will need 2.7 million tons of ...

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