+380 67 4701790,

+1 773 7417581

Analytics of Ukrainian Agrarian Markets (July, 2014)


Maize Market. In July, Ukrainian maize kept the tendency of reduction in price, loosing 3 USD/ton on the export market. Meanwhile, on the domestic market demand price was increased by 50 UAH/ton. This fact was determined by low supply as the majority of holders refrained from selling in expectation of rise in price. Thus, prices for maize during the last week of July varied from 2300 to 2650 UAH/ton.

In the nearest prospect, significant changes on the market aren’t expected. However, on the export market following world tendencies, Ukrainian maize will go down in price by 3-5 USD/ton.

Wheat Market. Prices for forage wheat reduced in price by 5 USD/ton due to high supply during the current season. On the domestic market, wheat upheld its value in the light of low supply. Thus, due to the last week of July, exporters offered 1600 -2100 UAH/ton depending on the region. At the same time, processors reduced the purchasing prices by 100-150 UAH/ton (1700-2000 UAH/ton).

Favourable weather conditions and active phase of harvest campaign contribute to the further reduction of purchasing and release prices all over Ukraine.

Sunflower Seeds Market. Purchasing prices for sunflower seeds kept stability – the processors offered 4600-4800 UAH/ton, while supply price varied from 4400-4900 UAH/ton. Therewith, supply price for sunflower seeds of the new harvest are expected in the range of 3900 – 4200 UAH/ton.

Due to the large supply of oil-yielding crops, reduction of purchasing prices are foreseen in August.

Barley Market. Following the world tendencies, Ukrainian barley tended to the reduction in price – 4 USD/ton on the export market. However, on the domestic market the processing enterprises were interested in purchasing of new harvest. But the prices remained the same compared with June ones – 1700 – 2500 UAH/ton.

Dairy Market. During the last weeks of July, the tendency on Ukrainian dairy market was the following: prices for milk of extra and the highest quality were increased. Thus, purchasing prices for milk of the highest quality increased by 0,49% - 4,30 UAH/kg, milk of extra quality - by 0,48%  (4,21 UAH/kg), while milk of the first quality went down in price by 0,5% – 3,95 UAH/kg.

Pork Market. In July price for pork of the first category works out at 23-24,5 UAH/kg of live weight and as for pork of the second category – 25-25,5 UAH/kg. 

Back to news