Russia: Grain and Feed Update

FAS/Moscow increased its April 2016 grain production forecast by seven million metric tons (MMT) to 107.7 MMT. For major crops FAS/Moscow forecasts: 65 MMT of wheat, 17.5 MMT of barley, 13.5 MMT of corn, 2.5 MMT of rye, 4.5 MMT of oats, 0.72 MMT of milled rice, or 1.1 MMT in rough weight, and almost 3.6 MMT of other grains and pulses. FAS/Moscow forecasts grain exports in MY 2016/17 at 33.2 MMT, 4 percent lower than the record 34.5 MMT’s exported in MY 2015/16, but the second highest exports in Russian history. The export forecast includes 24.5 MMT of wheat, 3.8 MMT of barley, 4.1 MMT of corn, and approximately 0.7 MMT of other grains and pulses.

Russia: Grain and Feed Update