The companies negotiate concerning deliveries of the ukrainian grain in 2002/2003 marketing year in Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia. The vice-prime minister of the questions of agro-industrial complex Leonid Kozachenko has informed about it. According to his information Ukraine will increase the export of grain up to 12 Mln.MT in 2002/2003 marketing year. At the same time he considers, that theoretically companies could sell about 20 Mln.MT of grain at the external markets taking into account the volumes of the crop.
According to the opinion of the minister of agrarian policy Serghiy Ryzhuk, the maximum level of the grain export will be 9 Mln.MT in 2002/2003 marketing year that corresponds to the volumes of the previous marketing year. In accordance with his words, today 6 Mln.MT of the grain from the crop 2002 are already exported, whereas only about 3 Mln.MT were exported for the same period of the previous marketing year.