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Ukraine May Grain Stocks Plunge
Thu May 16, 2013 07:26 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Last year's poor harvest in Ukraine, which was caused by a drought, is resulting in lower grain stocks in the country.

Grain stocks in Ukraine on May 1 totaled 8.4 million metric tons, a fall of 39% on the year, the state statistics service reported Thursday.

Wheat stocks on the date totaled three million tons, barley stocks 0.9 million tons, corn stocks 3.7 million tons, rye stocks 200,000 tons.

Farmers held four million tons of grain, a fall of 35% on the year, including 1.1 million tons of wheat, 1.7 million tons of corn, 0.6 million tons ...

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