Russia will send a record 65 million tons of grain to foreign partners
Grains, Cereal & Legumes
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 29, 2023
Russian farmers have harvested 98% of the area, with more than 151 million tons of grain, including 99 million tons of wheat, being threshed. This record-breaking harvest allows for the export of 65 million tons of grain, covering domestic needs entirely. The Ministry of Agriculture believes that this good harvest will help maintain stable prices for essential food products in the country.
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Russian farmers have harvested 98% of the area. The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation held a meeting dedicated to the results of the harvesting campaign. As noted by the head of the agricultural department, Dmitry Patrushev, farmers are now completing work in the field, grain and leguminous crops have been harvested from 98% of all areas, and in total more than 151 million tons of grain have been threshed. Of these, 99 million tons are wheat. The volume of the harvest, Patrushev noted, allows us to call it the second in the history of Russia. It 100% covers the domestic needs of the country’s population, therefore in the same season it is planned to export a record 65 million tons of grain. The grain harvest in 2023, despite difficult weather conditions, turned out to be quite good. Thus, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture clarified that the country harvested more than 1.1 million tons of rice, which is 24% more than the same figure for 2022. Farmers threshed ...