Russia: Grain production 2010 experts estimation

Moscow / RU. (ami) According to August forecast of WJ ProZerno, grain production in Russia in 2010 will total 65,1 million tonnes, down 32,9 percent compared to grain production in 2009. WJ ProZerno decreased barley production forecast in the country to the level of 8,9 million tonnes (as opposed to 17,88 million tonnes in 2009). Wheat production estimation totals 43 million tonnes. According to the renewed balances of APK-Inform Agency, in the current year grain production in Russia will total 69,1 million tonnes (97,1 million tonnes in 2009). The experts expect for wheat production decrease to the level of 44,8 million tonnes (61,7 million hectares in 2009), and also barley production decrease to the record low level of ten million tonnes (source:

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