04.Feb .2020 17:49

Wheat and Meslin import reduced in 2019 - in which countries do we buy grain?

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Wheat and Meslin import decreased by 8.5% in 2019 and the cost of commodity of 492 826 t has made up 105.1 million USD (2018 – 114.9 million USD).

According to the requested data from Geostat, we buy Wheat and Meslin from Russia. Import of the products is significantly reduced from the main importer countries in 2019.

Import of Wheat and Meslin has been carried out from the following countries:

1. Russia - $ 90.6 million, 430 236 tons (2018 - $ 95.8 million, 483 505 tons);
2. Kazakhstan - $ 13.2 million, 56 248 tons (2018 - $ 18.2 million, 88 865 tons);
3. US - $ 1.1 million, 6,000 tons;
4. Iran - $ 45.5 thousand, 230 tons;
5. Turkey - $ 24.1 thousand, 46 tons (2018 - $ 672.5 thousand, 3 117 tons);
6. Austria - $ 20.6 thousand, 20 tons (2018 - $ 14.5 thousand, 14 tons);

It should be noted, that import has not been made from Ukraine in 2019, whereas 1 176 t of wheat and muslin, cost of 238.3 thousand USD, has been imported in 2018.