Russian Statistics Committee updated data on the 2017 grain crop


According to updated information of the Russian Statistics Committee, Russia harvested 135.4 MMT of cereals and pulses in 2017. This is up 1.3 MMT from the previous estimate of 134.1 MMT, reports UkrAgroConsult.

First of all, the forecast for corn production was raised substantially to 13.24 MMT (12.05 MMT). In addition, the crop estimates for wheat and barley were somewhat revised to 85.86 MMT (85.82 MMT) and 20.6 MMT (20.59 MMT), respectively.



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