In January-August 2020 grain exports via the ports of Kuban have grown by 27%

September 17, 2020 / Foreign economic activity

In January-August 2020 the export of grain and its processing products via the ports of Krasnodar region has grown by 27% as compared to a similar past year period. In total, 19.6 million tons of grain exported abroad, as reported by the Press Service of the South Interregional Department of Rosselkhoznadzor.  

Wheat accounted for the main share of export of cereals (78%). Over eight months of 2020 more than 15.3 million tons of food wheat was exported to 73 countries across the globe. This is 19% higher as compared to a similar period of 2019 (12.8 million tons). Basic countries-importers: Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Sudan and Iran.