January 24 2014, 14:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 590

In the first half of 2013/14 MY Russia exported the record volumes of chickpeas

According to the customs statistics, in July-December period of 2013/14 MY Russia exported 160.2 thsd tonnes of chickpeas on foreign markets, up 8% compared with the same period of the previous season, which became the record result for the reporting period during 5 recent years.

As in the previous season, Turkey and India were the main buyers of Russian chickpeas in the reporting period - 57% and 24% of the export volumes, respectively.

The export rates provide that until the end of 2013/14 MY Russia will break a new record in terms of the crop exports. Thus, the index of the first half of the season almost reached the record results of 2012/13 MY, when Russia exported 167.5 thsd tonnes of chickpeas.


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