Russia. Grain stocks are up 24% from last year


According to the Russian statistics agency, farming, procuring and processing entities held 23.7 MMT of grain as of May 1, 2017, or 24% more than at the same time last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Wheat stocks at procuring and processing entities are 18.6% higher than last year (8.7 MMT, including 6.5 MMT of milling wheat – up 16.4% from last year). Barley stocks increased as much as 20.3% to 1156 KMT.

Corn stocks are 8.9% higher than last year, at 1338 KMT.



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