Romania is among the top three barley exporters in European Union

07.09.2016

Olena Hesova – grain and oilseed markets analyst at "UkrAgroConsult "

Over the last several seasons share of Romania in the EU barley production was no higher than 3%, but the role of the country in the exports of barley from EU is constantly growing. Having gathered not the highest barley crop in 2015 (1600 KMT or 6% compared to the crop of 2014), Romania was able to export its record volume that was +16% to the result of the previous season and secure the third place on the list of top three EU barley exporters.romania barley export

The secret of Romanian success is in the tendency to export its total barley crop mainly to non-EU destinations and to cover its deficit by imports from the neighboring countries.

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