Russian farmers lose about 50 bln rubles ($781 mln) due to wheat export duty during last season

17.08.2016

Russian farmers lost about 50 bln rubles ($781 mln) due to introduction of a duty on wheat exports during the last season, head of the Russian Grain Union Arkady Zlochevsky told reporters.

"As a result, during the last season farmers lost 1,000 rubles per tonne. For the last season sales of grain amounted to 52-63 mln tonnes. Respectively farmers lost 50 bln rubles," he said.



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