For the three months 2017/18 MG Russia exported 15 million tonnes of grain

2017-10-25 12:01:25
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For the three months 2017/18 MG Russia exported 15 million tonnes of grain

As of 09.10.17 since the beginning of the new season Russia exported 15.3 million tons of grain, which is 17% higher than in the same period last year.

 

compared To the previous season, the export of barley increased by 1.5% to 2,072 million tons, wheat - by 1.28 million tons to 10.87 million tonnes, maize – up to 856,39 thousand tons

 

this rate of export will allow to reach the projected level of sales of wheat at 33 million tons, moreover, that export prices remain low enough to support the activity of export sales.

 

According to SovEcon, the prices on FOB – black sea ports of the Russian soft wheat remain at the level of 192.5 $/t, feed barley – 189,5 $/ton, corn – 165 $/t

 

the Volume of Russian exports of agricultural products and food in 2016 has increased by almost 5% to 17.1 billion dollars and exceeded the volume of Russian arms exports.