Russia has exported 20 mln tonnes of grains and pulses since the start of the season




According to regional divisions of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), since the beginning of the season-2020/21 (July 1), and as of October 20, Russia already exported 16.4 mln tonnes of wheat (including deliveries to the territory of the Customs Union countries), up 11% compared to the same period of the last year, reported the Federal State-Funded Institution "Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain and Grain products".

Also, in the reporting period Russia exported 2.7 mln tonnes of barley (up 75% compared to the same period of the previous season), 391 thsd tonnes of corn, 363 thsd tonnes of peas (up 63%) and 204 thsd tonnes of wheat bran (up 18%).

Moreover, in October, Russia exported 19.5 thsd tonnes of rice for the first time in a long period.

In addition, Russia exported 432 thsd tonnes of soybeans (up 56%), 226 thsd tonnes of sunflower meal, 304 thsd tonnes of rapeseed (up 2 times), 194 thsd tonnes of sunflower seed (up 2 times) and 156 thsd tonnes of flaxseed (up 11%).

Generally, in the reporting period Russia supplied 22.1 mln tonnes of grains, oilseeds and its by-products on foreign markets (up 16%). This volume contained 20 mln tonnes of grains and pulses, including 19.5 mln tonnes of grains.

Russia shipped the reporting goods to 119 countries (123 countries the year ago).