Exports of Russian Wheat Fell by Almost Half
OREANDA-NEWS. Delivery of Russian wheat in the first six months of 2019 fell by 45,0%, barley — by 33.6% compared to the same period of the previous year. This was reported in a special report on the website of the Federal customs service (FCS) of Russia.
The document noted that the share of exports of foodstuffs and raw materials for their production amounted to 5.2% of total Russian exports. Compared to the first half of 2019, a decline of 0.1%.
In addition, imports of butter to Russia in the first six months of 2019 has increased by 51.6%, cheese and cottage cheese — by 10.3%. This was reported in a special report on the website of the Federal customs service (FCS) of Russia. The data are compared with the same period of 2018.The export of cheese and curd increased by 10.3% to 128 thousand tons ($520,4 million), condensed milk and cream - by 15.8%, to 88.2 thousand tons (on $EUR 205.8 million).