Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS


Russia Sets a Record In Wheat Export
May 24, 2016 11:30


(Source: http://sfw.so/1148936798-wheat-fields-wallpapers.html)

Russia has become a world leader in the supply of wheat to the world market, surpassing Canada and the United States in this indicator. This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture Aleksandr Tkachev, as TASS reports.

According to Rambler News Service with a reference to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture, the export wheat will rise to a record level of 24-25 million tons in the current agricultural year (from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). The ministry representatives note that this has been possible thanks to the growth of crops by 4 percent that made up 62 million tons last year.

In February Tkachev said that Russia could increase grain export up to 50 million tons per year in the next 10 years. According to the forecast made by the Ministry of Agriculture of the USA on February 8, grain export from Russia will amount to 23.5 million tons in the current agricultural year, which is 3 percent more than in the previous year. This fact should make Russia the largest grain exporter in the world.

Export duty on wheat has become effective in Russia since July 1, 2015, the duty is calculated by the following formula: 50 percent of the customs value minus 5.5 thousand roubles, but not less than 50 roubles per ton. The decision was explained by drought. In October, it was revised in favor of the formula: 50 percent of the customs value minus 6.5 thousand roubles per ton, but not less than 10 roubles per ton.


Sources: http://lenta.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags:      

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Russian uranium for Japan Paper Review: Pussy Riot The Number of Criminal Offenses in the Sphere of Economic Activity Increased in 2018 Lavrov Comments On Russian Relations With Ukraine X5 Retail Group Became a Market Leader





comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Archaeology  South Stream  TASS  Fashion models  Hypotheses  Comics  Icarus Animation Award  Russian Animation  Moscow  Iremel  Pussy Riot  satellite  Bolshoi Theatre  Patriotic War of 1812  Tatyana Navka  Online Exhibitions  Explorers  Russian men-of-arms  Infill Development  Transplant Surgery  School education  Museums of Russia  Russian Cinema  Architecture  Russian regions  Gallant Games  Festivals in Moscow  Sylvester Stallone  Russian painters  Russian tourism  Ryazan Region  Veduchi  Russian Discoveries  Christie's  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian festivals  Russian sport  St. Petersburg  Rock Music  free admission to museums  Russian journalists  Russian opera  Old Moscow  Aeroflot  Proton Accelerators  gambling in Russia  travel to Russia  Russian holidays  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian business 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites