August 22. Grain exports amount to 7.8 million tons
22 Aug, 2018
The FCS of Russia reports that on August 22, 2018, 7.8 million tons of grain crops has been exported (excluding exports to the EAEU), which is 42% greater than over the same period last season (5.5 million tons).
Exports of wheat from the beginning of the agricultural season have amounted to 6.4 million tons, which is 1.7 times as higher than the level of the same period of the 2017/2018 agricultural year (3.7 million tons).
The export of barley exceeds 1 million tons, which is by 18% lower than over the same period of the 2017/2018 agricultural year (1.2 million tons).
324 thousand tons of exported corn are by 32% lower than the level of the same period last season (478 thousand tons).
Other exported crops amount to 62 thousand tons, which is almost 1.9 times as more than for the same period last season (33 thousand tons).