Seven more ships loaded with agricultural products left Ukrainian ports on Sunday, the country's infrastructure ministry said, bringing the total to 218 since a corridor across the Black Sea brokered by Ukraine came into force in early August. the ONU.
Ukraine, a major agricultural producer, was left unable to export across the Black Sea after Russia's February 24 invasion until the grain corridor deal, which promises safe passage for ships carrying crops.
In a Facebook post, the ministry said this brought the total amount of agricultural products shipped through the corridor to 4.85 million tonnes.
"On September 25… 7 ships with 146,200 tons of agricultural products for countries in Africa, Asia and Europe left the ports of Odessa, Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi," the ministry said.
Before the war, Ukraine shipped up to 6 million tons of grain a month.