Russia: Export volumes of grains and oilseeds decreased by 15%
During the period from 01/07/18 to 14/05/19, the volume of foreign supplies of wheat reached 33.7 million tons, which is 9% lower than last year.
In addition, during this period, 4.4 million tons of barley were exported (less than last year’s figures by 19%), 2,400,000 tons of corn (less than 17/18 MY by 52%), 270.000 tons of rye (five times increase).
The exports of oilseeds are as follows: export volumes of rapeseed increased by 95% and amounted to 0.55 million tons, and shipments of sunflower meal increased by 15% and amounted to 1.1 million tons. However, there was a decrease in shipment volumes of soybeans (by 27%) and flax seeds (by 13%).
It should be added that during this period, 47.200.000 tons of grains and oilseeds were shipped to foreign markets, which is 13% less than the volume of shipments last year.