Russia increased wheat export to Saudi Arabia by 7 times in 2021/22 MY




According to regional divisions of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) and the Federal State-Funded Institution “Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain”, since the beginning of the season-2021/22 (July 1), and as of January 13, Russia exported 916 thsd tonnes of wheat to Saudi Arabia, up 7 times compared to the same period of the last year.

Russia supplied the first 60 thsd tonnes of wheat to Saudi Arabia in April 2020. Since that time, Saudi Arabia has imported about 1.1 mln tonnes of Russian wheat.

Besides, Russia has been conducting massive what export to Algeria this season. It has already imported 363.5 thsd tonnes of Russian wheat, up 13 times compared to the year ago.