Russian grain export slows down




According to regional divisions of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor), since the beginning of the season-2021/22 (July 1), and as of November 18, Russia exported 23.3 mln tonnes of grains and oilseeds and their by-products (including deliveries to the territory of the Customs Union countries), down 19% compared to the same period of the last year. The export of grains and pulses totaled 21.2 mln tonnes, including 20.4 mln tonnes of grains, reported the Federal State-Funded Institution «Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain».

Russia shipped the reporting goods to 136 countries (123 countries the year ago).

In the reporting period Russia exported 17.2 mln tonnes of wheat (down 18%), 2.2 mln tonnes of barley (down 30%), 0.7 mln tonnes of corn (up 25%), 0.7 mln tonnes of peas (up 65%), 0.3 mln tonnes of wheat bran (up 8%) and 0.1 mln tonnes of chickpeas.

In addition, Russia exported 0.2 mln tonnes of soybeans, 0.3 mln tonnes of sunflower meal and 0.3 mln tonnes of flaxseed (up 10%).