In 2016, Ukraine exported more than 5.5 mln tonnes of wheat.

In 2016, Ukraine exported more than 5.5 millon tonne of wheat and 841 thousand tonnes of oilseeds to Egypt, or over 12% of the general Ukrainian exports of the reporting products. Ukraine has a very responsible approach to the phytosanitary condition of grains for exports. And Egypt is one of the main countries-importers of Ukrainian grains. Ukraine takes the leading positions in global grain exports, due to its geoclimatic conditions and active rates of agricultural development. In 2016, Ukraine managed to increase the exports of grains and oilseeds by over 7% compared with the previous year – to 44.4 millon tonne.