New records of export of Russian grain

03.11.2017

According to preliminary results 4 months 2017/18 agricultural years (30.10.2017 g) the export of Russian grain and products of its processing amounted to a record 19.5 million tonnes, which is 3.8 million or 24% over the same period 2016/17 agricultural year.

Wheat exported 13.7 million tonnes, which is 23 % higher than 4 months 2016/17 agricultural year, barley – 2.6 mln t (+66 %), corn – 1.2 million tonnes (+14 %).

Separately it should be noted that some key positions have already exceeded the value of exports 5 months 2016/17 S.-H. year: barley (2.6 million tonnes over 4 months 2017/18 agricultural year, vs. 1.7 million tonnes 5 months 2016/17 agricultural year), peas (558 kt vs 392 thousand tons), soybeans (191 kt vs 103 thousand tonnes), canola (79 kt vs 41 kt).

It is possible that the last day of October will help the wheat to set a new record of exports and higher than 5 months 2016/17 agricultural year, which she had only 126 thousand tons (of 13.73 million tons for 4 months 2017/18 agricultural years (30.10.17) vs 13,85 million tons for 5 months 2016/17 S.-x years).


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