Russia: as of October 1, grain stocks totaled over 57 mln tonnes – Rosstat
As of October 1, 2017, the carry-over stocks of grains in agricultural, harvesting and processing organizations of the Russian Federation totaled 57.775 mln tonnes, an increase of 8.17 mln tonnes (or up 16.5%) compared with the figures on the same date in 2016, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).
At the same time, the carry-over stocks of grains in agricultural organizations increased by 4.616 mln tonnes (up 13.9%), compared with October 1, 2016 – to 37.873 mln tonnes. Harvesting and processing organizations increased the rate by 3.554 mln tonnes (up 21.7%) - to 19.9 mln tonnes.
In particular, wheat formed the major share of the carry-over stocks in the harvesting and processing organizations — 15.645 mln tonnes, up 20.8% compared with the same period last year, including 10.669 mln tonnes of milling wheat (up 25.2%).
Also, barley stocks increased to 2.463 mln tonnes (up 30.1%), corn - 742 thsd tonnes (up 40.2%), buckwheat - 68 thsd tonnes (up 6.6%), oats - 159 thsd tonnes (up 18ю7%), and millet - 34 thsd tonnes (up 19.9%). At the same time, rye stocks totaled 616 thsd tonnes, up 6% compared with the indicator as of October 1, 2016, including 554 thsd tonnes of milling rye (up 6.7%).
At the same time, rice stocks reduced to the level of 12 thsd tonnes (down 76.9%).
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