Russia: agricultural producers to have nothing to sell

Moscow / RU. (ami) According to preliminary results of the polling of APK-Inform Agency, most of agricultural producers of the suffered from the droughts regions of the Russian Federation will leave the major part of harvest volumes for own requirements (own processing, cattle-breeding, seed material). Thus, nearly 14 percent of Russian agrarians announced that they would use the full crop volume for own requirements. Besides, eleven percent of the questioned agrarians will use crop part (except of own consumption) for shares payment and selling to trading organizations – nearly 65 percent from the harvested volumes, they will use nearly 22 percent of the harvested volumes for own requirements. About nine percent of the companies announced that the received crop volumes will satisfy both own requirements and shares payments. We should also note that 23 percent of the questioned agricultural producers from eleven regions, which were most suffered from droughts, stated that due to crop perishing they do not have harvest volumes for selling. The major share of agrarians (27 percent) has not determine the new crop selling channels yet, and will take the decision after the harvesting campaign completing. During the polling, the specialists of APK-Inform will interview 290 enterprises of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Republic of Tatarstan, Orenburgh, Samara, Saratov, Voronezh, Tambov, Belgorod, Chelyabinsk, Kurgansk and Volgograd oblasts. Results of the polling will become the base of the new crop forecast (source: