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December 19 2013, 16:00 Source: APK-Inform Views: 230

In November 2013 Russia broke the record for maize exports

According to the official statistics data, in November 2013 maize exports from Russia totaled 589.1 thsd tonnes, an increase of 40% compared with the previous maximum indices achieved in April 2012 (419.9 thsd tonnes).

In the reporting month South Korea (42%, 247 thsd tonnes) and Turkey (30%, 179.4 thsd tonnes) became the main countries-importers of Russian maize.

It should also be noted that in November 2013 the export volumes of Russian maize exceeded the index of November 2012 in 2.3 times (257.9 thsd tonnes), and the previous month results in 2.5 times (242.4 thsd tonnes).

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