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Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:09 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Ukraine's grain exports were higher in the first eight weeks of the current marketing year than in 2013, despite predictions that the country's grain harvest and export would fall because of the current political instability.

Since the start of the marketing year on July 1 and up to Aug. 27 exports totaled 4.507 million metric tons of grain.

The ministry said the total amount of export to date included 2.384 million tons of wheat, 1.689 million tons of barley and 377,000 tons of corn.

The ministry didn't give last year's figures for comparison but, according to ...

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