Russia increasing import of palm oil and soybean




Russia imported 360.4 thsd tonnes of palm oil at the general sum of 365.3 mln USD in January-April. The import in volume terms increased by 20.5% compared to the same period of 2020 and in monetary terms up by 50.7%, reported the Federal Customs Service.

Russia imported 579.9 thsd tonnes of soybean at the sum of 346.8 mln USD. The import decreased by 13.5% in volume terms and increased by 31.3% in monetary terms.

Moreover, Russia imported 57.9 thsd tonnes of wheat and meslin at the sum of 22.7 mln USD and 26.7 thsd tonnes of corn at the sum of 97 mln USD.