The presence of grain, legumes and sunflower seeds at storage and processing enterprises as of January 1, 2019 was 29.9 million tonnes, which is 20% more than on January 1, 2018.
This is evidenced by data from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
At the same time, 16.3 million tons (14.7% more than a year earlier) was kept at the warehouses of agricultural enterprises, and 13.6 million tons (by 26.8% more) – at enterprises that process and store these crops .
The largest number of cereals, legumes and sunflower seeds as of January 1, 2019 was at enterprises of the Poltava region – 3.55 million tons (36.9% more than as of January 1, 2018). In the second place – Vinnytsia region (2.7 million tons, 28% more), in the third – Kiev (2.69 million tons, 50.7% more).
The lowest volumes of these crops were at Transcarpathian enterprises (19.1 thousand T, 61.2% less than January 1, 2018), Chernivtsi (98.8 thousand T, 12.5% less), and Ivano Frankivsk (208,3 thousand tons, 24,2% less) areas.