Export rates of Russian barley lowered by one third – APK-Inform




According to APK-Inform, export pace of Russian barley is significantly lower this season. The grain shipments totaled 1.8 thsd tonnes in July-November, down 32% compared to the same period last year.

Thus, Russia exported 227 thsd tonnes of barley in November 2019, down 54% compared to November 2018. Libya with the share of 37%, Saudi Arabia (24%) and Turkey (21%) were the main importers of the grain.

APK-Inform estimate Russian barley export at 150 thsd tonnes in December 2019.

“We decreased barley export forecast the second month in a row to 4 mln tonnes (-11.1% to the previous estimate)”, – clarified Dmitry Korotya, the analyst of APK-Inform.