Russia: Russia shipping barley at record pace this season
Russia is exporting barley at a record pace in the current 2017/18 season, UkrAgroConsult reported on January 11.
In November 2017, the nation shipped 489.4 thousand tonnes of barley, or 87% more than in November 2016.
Russia supplied over 3 mln tonnes of barley to foreign markets during the first five months of the season, or 78% more than at the same time last marketing year (1.69 mln tonnes). So, Russian barley exports hit a record high for this period.
According to UkrAgroConsults estimates, Russian barley exports may exceed 5 mln tonnes in the 2017/18 season.
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