Russian State Statistics Service: traders and crushers started the new season with low grain stocks


12.8 MMT of grain was available at Russia’s growing, storing and processing entities in early July 2013, or 4.1 MMT (24.5%) less than on July 1, 2012.

Compared with July 1, 2012, grain stocks are down 0.7 MMT (9.5%) at growers and down 3.4 MMT (36.8%) at storage and processing companies.