As of July 18, grain exports amount to more than 2 million tons
19 Jul, 2018
According to the FCS of Russia, in the current agricultural year 2.07 million tons of grain crops were exported (excluding exports to the EAEU), which is 90% more than over the same period last season (1.09 million tons).
From the beginning of the agricultural season, the wheat export has reached 1.4 million tons, which is 2.7 times higher than over the same period in 2017/2018 agricultural year (520 thousand tons). The export of barley reached 464 thousand tons, which 1.7 times exceeds the same period of 2017/2018 in the agricultural year (274 thousand tons).
Some 168,000 tons of corn were exported, which is 43% less than over the same period last season (297 thousand tons). Other crops, exported in the volume of 13 thousand tons, make 70% surplus, if compared with the same period last season (7.1 thousand tons).