According to the RF Federal Customs Service’s statistics, during 2020 Russia exported 38.6 mn tons of wheat and meslin, up 21% year-on-year. In terms of value, grain export grew by 28.3% up to more than $8.2 bn.
Wheat import into Russia during 2020 increased by 3.5% up to 189.9 thousand tons. Corn import grew by 54.5% up to 51.3 thousand tons. Barley import made 48.7 thousand tons, up 64.5% year-on-year.
In terms of value, wheat import was up 38.5% to $64.8 mn. Corn import grew by 21.7% to $131.7 mn, and barley import by 25% up to $7.5 mn during 2020.
In December 2020, wheat and meslin export made some 4.9 mn tons, up 83.8% year-on-year and up 13.5% month-on-month. In terms of value, it grew 2.2-fold year-on-year and by 21.3% month-on-month to make $1.17 bn.
Wheat import in December made 4.8 thousand tons, up 29.7% year-on-year and up 3.7-fold month-on-month. Value-wise, wheat import surged 2.8-fold year-on-year and increased by 14.4% month-on-month up to $16.7 bn
Corn import grew by 29.7% year-on-year and surged 3.7-fold month-on-month making 4.8 thousand tons. In terms of value, it was up 31.9% year-on-year and up 3.7-fold month-on-month to make $15.3 mn.
Barley import made 3 thousand tons, down 31.8% year-on-year and down 61% month-on-month, worth $600 thousand, down 14.3% year-on-year and down 45.5% month-on-month.