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Export of grain from Russia since the beginning of the current agricultural year amounted to 42.6 million tons

Published Jun 15, 2022

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Russia for the current agricultural year (from July 1, 2021 to June 14, 2022) exported 42.6 million tons of grain, including 35.6 million tons of wheat, follows from the monitoring of the Russian Grain Union. As Elena Tyurina, director of the analytical department of the union, told Interfax, within the framework of the export quota, which began to operate on February 15, 9.54 million tons of grain were shipped, including 7.4 million tons of wheat, 1.5 million tons of corn, 570 thousand tons of barley and 40 thousand tons of rye. "Thus, in the remaining period of the quota until June 30, 2022, 1.46 million tons of grain, including 576 thousand tons of wheat, can be exported," she said, recalling that the quota is 11 million tons, including including 8 million tons of wheat.

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As Tyurina clarified, during the period of the quota, wheat was supplied to 36 countries of the world. The largest buyers were Turkey (2.25 million tons), Iran (1.73 million tons), Egypt (1.556 million tons). "The volumes of purchases by other countries were much smaller, but at the same time, the geography of exports, in principle, remained traditional, despite the difficulties associated with sanctions pressure," she said. Thus, during the period of the quota, Libya purchased 275 thousand tons, Israel - 270 thousand tons, the United Arab Emirates - 132 thousand tons, Kenya - 130 thousand tons, Algeria - 116 thousand tons. Sudan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Greece, ...
Source: Zol
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