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Russia: The Omsk region is increasing its grain trading potential in the Asian direction

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Published Jan 26, 2024

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In 2023, the Siberian branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Center for Grain Quality Assessment” conducted a quality and safety assessment of 939 thousand tons of food wheat. The majority of this wheat was exported to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The grain was tested for various factors including organoleptic properties, GMOs, residual pesticides, and mycotoxin content. The Omsk region is focusing on increasing its trade potential towards Asia, particularly China. The Siberian Branch has checked grain and its processed products for export to 13 countries.
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In 2023, specialists from the Siberian branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Center for Grain Quality Assessment” conducted a study of 939 thousand tons of food wheat for compliance with quality and safety requirements, as well as phytosanitary conditions established by importing countries. The largest volume of exports last year in the Omsk region was wheat. Over 687 thousand tons were shipped to the Republic of Kazakhstan and 238.7 thousand tons to Kyrgyzstan. The grain was tested in the laboratory for compliance with organoleptic properties, the presence of GMOs, residual amounts of pesticides and mycotoxin content. Non-compliance with the requirements was identified by indicators such as impurities, contamination, humidity, odor, glassiness, color, falling number and others. “The Omsk region is increasing its trade potential in the Asian direction. At the moment, more and more regional agricultural producers are beginning to focus on China, to which 228 thousand ...
Source: Agroxxi
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