January 30 2014, 11:50 Source: APK-Inform Views: 745

Russia: in 2013 grain exports through the ports of Krasnodar Krai decreased

In 2013, the export supplies of grains, pulses and oilseeds through the sea ports of Krasnodar Krai totaled 9.9 mln tonnes, a decrease of 3.4 mln tonnes compared with the previous year.

Traditionally, wheat remained the long-time leader in the grain export structure. In 2013 the export volumes of wheat reached 7.3 mln tonnes, or 74% of the general exports of grain crops, informed the regional administration of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor).

The regional ports shipped Russian wheat to 44 countries. The largest shipments were made to Egypt - 1.7 mln tonnes, Yemen - 0.64 mln tonnes, and Turkey - 0.47 mln tonnes.

During two recent years maize shipment volumes occupy the second position. In 2013 its exports totaled almost 1.5 mln tonnes yo 27 countries. Turkey, South Korea and Spain were the main buyers of the grain, declared Rosselkhoznadzor.

Barley export volumes from the sea ports of Krasnodar Krai totaled 898.6 thsd tonnes. The largest volumes of barley (589.6 thsd tonnes) were shipped to Saudi Arabia.


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