In the United States has reduced the crop forecast for Ukraine

This year the wheat harvest in Ukraine will fall by 1.5 million tons, according to U.S. experts.

В США снизили прогноз урожая Украины

The Ministry of agriculture of 1.5 million tonnes of downgraded wheat harvest in Ukraine to 26.5 million tons.

According to the June forecast is 9% less than the production of wheat in the previous season, which reached 28 million tons.

Also 1.5 million tonnes reduced the forecast of wheat exports from Ukraine — to 17.5 million tons.

The decline in the forecast due to dry weather conditions, particularly in the Odessa region, which accounts for 8% of wheat production.

“The conditions for plant growth at the beginning of June in Odessa, the worst since 2007,” the report says.