Russia exported 14 mln tonnes of wheat — Centre for Grain Quality Assurance

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APK-Inform

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According to regional divisions of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), since the beginning of the season-2019/20 (July 1), and as of October 15, Russia already exported 14 mln tonnes of wheat (including movements to the territory of the Customs Union countries), down 9% compared with the same period last season, reported the Federal State-Funded Institution "Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain and Grain products".

Also, in the reporting period Russia exported 1.4 mln tonnes of barley (down 26% compared with the same period in 2018/19 MY), 214 thsd tonnes of peas (down 22%), 99 thsd tonnes of chickpeas (up 3 times), and 158 thsd tonnes of wheat bran (down 18%).

In addition, Russia demonstrated the high shipment rates of oilseeds and its by-products. Thus, since the beginning of the season the exports of soybeans almost doubled — to 241 thsd tonnes, flaxseed — up 71%, to 131 thsd tonnes, and sunflower meal — up 78%, to 234 thsd tonnes. At the same time, the exports of rapeseed decreased by 17% compared with the last year level — to 126 thsd tonnes.

Generally, in the reporting period Russia supplied 17.9 mln tonnes of grains, oilseeds and its by-products on foreign markets, down 8% (or 1.6 mln tonnes) compared with the same period last season.

These products were shipped to 120 countries, while as of October 15, 2018 their number was 126.

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