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Ukraine to curb grain exports

08-12-2010 13:55 BJT

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Ukraine may soon join Russia in curbing grain exports after a blistering heatwave parched crops. Possible trade restrictions is causing major buyers to stock up on U.S. and European crops.

Ukraine is the world's largest exporter of barley and sixth-largest of wheat. It will make a final decision on export quotas next week after severe winter frosts and a scorching summer heatwave ruined tracts of its crops.

Kazakhstan, which has also suffered from the heatwave, might also restrict grain sales outside the former Soviet Union.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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