Russia. Russian Railways expand discounts for grain exports


The Board of Russian Railways has established a decreasing coefficient to tariffs for grain exports for another six regions of Russian Federation – Kursk, Lipetsk, Penza, Samara, Ulyanovsk and Kurgan regions. The discount applies to transportation of wheat, rye, oat, barley, corn, rice, buckwheat, beans, peas and other cereals. The decreasing coefficient will be in effect until June 30, 2018, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Starting from October 01, 2017, Russian Railways introduced the same discount for grain export shipments from stations located within Voronezh, Orel, Tambov, Orenburg, Saratov, Novosibirsk and Omsk regions. Earlier, the director of Russian Railways for commercial activities, Aleksey Shilo, reported that in aggregate these measures would increase deliveries to 2.7 MMT.



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