Russia to export 35-40 mln tonnes of grain in current agricultural year


Russia will export 35-40 million tonnes of grain in the current agricultural year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 - TASS.), Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said at a meeting of the Agricultural Committee in the Federation Council.

"Today we are talking about almost 40 million, 35-40 million tonnes of grain, which we export," the minister said.

Earlier Tkachev said that grain exports account for 70% of revenues Russia raises from agricultural exports. This agricultural year (from July 1 2016 to June 30, 2017) grain exports will be record high - at 35-40 mln tonnes, the minister said.


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