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

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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.
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