Grain export via Kuban ports in Q1 2020 amounted to 16%

April 21, 2020 / Foreign economic activity

The export supplies of grain and the related products of its processing via marine ports of Krasnodar region in Q1 2020 amounted to 6.7 million tons. That is 16% higher as compared to the indices of the past year.

Grain and the related products of its processing are dispatched to 94 countries across the globe. The principal purchasing countries over this period were Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Sudan and Iran. Traditionally, food wheat accounts for the main portion of export (79%)  - 5383 thousand tons shipped (over the similar period of last year exported 4.7 million tons of wheat).