In August, Russia exported a seven-year record 7.7 million tons of grain

Maize (Corn)
Grains, Cereal & Legumes
Published Sep 5, 2023

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Russia set a record for grain exports in August, shipping 7.7 million tons, according to the Russian Grain Union. Wheat exports amounted to 6.5 million tons, an increase of 36.6% compared to August last year. The largest buyer of Russian wheat was Egypt, while exports to Latin American and African countries also saw significant growth.
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Russia shipped 7.7 million tons of grain for export in August this year, according to the monitoring of the Russian Grain Union. As Elena Tyurina, director of the union's analytical department, told Interfax, this volume was a record figure for this month over the past 7 years and was 32% higher than in August last year. Including wheat exports amounted to 6.5 million tons, which is 36.6% more than in August 2022. But this turned out to be less than in August, the record for shipments of the 2021/2022 agricultural year (6.6 million tons). Barley exports increased by 7%, to 997 thousand tons, corn - almost 1.9 times, to 212 thousand tons. Tyurina also reported that since the beginning of the current agricultural year (from July 1, 2023), 13.3 million tons of main types of grain crops have been shipped from the Russian Federation, which is 1.6 times more than in the first two months of the last season, when 8 .5 million tons. Including 11 million tons of wheat (1.5 times more). ...
Source: Zol
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