Egypt: already shipped Russian wheat rejected

The private Egyptian grain trading company Medsofts plans to re-export 31 thousand tons of Russian wheat, after the Egyptian quarantine authorities rejected to unload the shipload contracted in July, due to detection of the ergot fungus traces. The wheat shipload arrived to the Egyptian port of Damietta in July, Medsofts was unable to get clearance…

Kyrgyzstan: sugar imports to drop

Import of sugar in Kyrgyzstan could be greatly reduced, the press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Economy reported. At least 183,200 tons of sugar beet have been harvested in Chui region in 2015. In 2016, this figure is to reach 450,000 tons. “The country does not meet the needs of the population. The share…



Russia: 97 million tons of grain threshed

Russian farmers have threshed 96.879 million tons of grain from 34.9 million hectares as of September 6, compared with 29 million hectares last year as of the corresponding date, the Agriculture Ministry said. Wheat harvest amounted to 66.8 million tons and barley harvest stood at 17.6 million tons. The ministry expects Russia’s grain harvest to…

Russia: winter sowing started

This year Russia started winter sowing a few days later than in 2015. As of September 2, winter grains had been sown at 3410.9 thousand ha, 19.7% of the plan (17.35 million ha). In Ural federal district winter sowing was carried out at 69.6% – at 47.4 thousand ha, in Privolzhsky – at 50.9% (2414.8…

Russia: wheat exports up in January-July 2016

Russia’s wheat exports rose by 60% YoY to 10.885 million tons in January-July, according to the Federal Customs Service. In monetary terms, exports increased by 29.82% to $1.886 billion. Russia’s wheat exports to non-CIS countries increased by 70% YoY to 10.424 million tons worth $1.806 billion, up by 38.09% rise in monetary terms. Wheat exports…

Ukraine: over 7 million tons of grains exported

Since the beginning of 2016/2017 MY, Ukraine exported 7.213 million tons of grains, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine declared. In particular, wheat exports totaled 4.203 million tons, corn – 575 thousand tons, barley – 2.408 million tons, and other grains – 27 thousand tons. Ukraine supplied nearly 60.2 thousand tons of…