Russia to raise durum wheat production to 1.8 mln tonnes by 2025




In 2022, planted area under durum wheat will reach 790.7 thsd ha in Russia, up from multiyear average 650-700 thsd ha, informed a press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture.

In 2021, Russia produced 75.9 mln tonnes of wheat, including 735 thsd tonnes of durum, up 2.3% y/y.

“Gradual extension of planted area along with a growing yield will let to raise production of durum wheat to 1 mln tonnes in the nearest future. It can reach 1.8 mln tonnes by 2025 also due to implementation of new varieties and technologies”, – they said.