Ukraine, which threshed about 46% of the area occupied by cereals and legumes, harvested more than 32.2 million tons of grain from the new harvest, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy said on Friday.
According to the ministry, this volume includes 23.4 million tons of wheat harvested from 72% of the area sown by it, and 8.05 million tons of barley from 79% of the area.
The ministry predicts that the overall harvest in 2021 will reach a record 75.8 million tons, up from 65 million in 2020.
The 2021 harvest is forecast to include 37.1 million tonnes of corn, 28.5 million tonnes of wheat and 8.3 million tonnes of barley, up from 30.3 million tonnes of corn, 24.9 million tonnes of wheat and 7.8 million tonnes. barley last year.