Russia. Exports of barley is considerably lower than last year

08.09.2016

In June of 2016/17 MY Russia exported 452.1 KMT of barley, which was 23.5% lower than in July of 2015/16 (591.2 KMT). As we mentioned earlier, currently Russia prefers to export wheat. In the first month of the new season barley was exported to the traditional markets and 70% was shipped to Saudi Arabia. About 20 KMT was exported to Lebanon as well as to Egypt. More than 18 KMT was shipped to Turkey. About 14 KMT was shipped to EU.

UkrAgroConsult estimates that export potential of Russian barley in 2016/17 is 5 MMT. In 2015/16 Russia exported 4.25 KMT of barley.

 

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