18 May 2018

Russia exported over 46 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture

Since the beginning of 2017/18 MY, and as of May 16, the export volumes of grains from Russia totaled nearly 46.6 mln tonnes, exclusive of the supplies to the EAEU countries, an increase of 45% compared with the same period last season (32.2 mln tonnes), declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, referring to operative data of the Federal Customs Service.

In particular, the export volumes of wheat reached over 36.2 mln tonnes from the general export volumes (up 46%), barley — nearly 5.2 mln tonnes (up nearly 2 times), corn — nearly 4.9 mln tonnes (up 10%), and other grain crops — 308 thsd tonnes (up 41%).

The source: APK-Inform