In 2016, the first time Russia has become a world leader in the export of wheat
In 2016, Russia exported 25 million tons of wheat, which is 14% higher than the prior year's results and for the first time brought the country to a leading position at the specified index, - reported the experts of the Russian export centre.
the United States, who previously held the first place in wheat exports in 2016 has put on the world markets 24 million tons of grain and took second place in the ranking. The third position was shared by Canada and Australia which exported 20 million tons of wheat. They are followed by Ukraine and France, which sold in foreign markets 18 million tons of wheat.
it is Also reported that the largest buyer of Russian wheat in 2016 left Egypt, which bought 5.7 million tons of grain. The composition of major consumers include Turkey, Bangladesh, Nigeria and Azerbaijan.