The export of Russian food at the end of 2016 increased by 5.2%


The export of Russian food and agricultural products by 2016 exceeded 17 billion dollars. This is 5.2% more than at the end of 2015, according to Rosstat

As the Ministry informs, the export of grain increased in comparison with indicators 2015 by 10.4% and % to 33.88 million tons, while exports of wheat and meslin grew by 19.3% to 25.3 million tons. Exports of rice amounted to 229 thousand tons, an increase of 27.3%. Delivery abroad of barley fell by 45.9% to 2.86 million tons.

In monetary terms, the export of grain by the end of 2016 decreased by 0.8% to 5.6 billion dollars.

It is also noted that Russia last year exported 187 thousand tons of sunflower - about three times more than in 2015.


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