According to the RF Federal Customs Service statistics, during January 2021 Russia exported 3.1 mn tons of wheat and meslin, up 46.9% year-on-year and down 36.6% month-on-month. In terms of value, grain export increased by 60.4% year-on-year and declined by 38.5% month-on-month to make $718.5 mn.
Wheat import into Russia during January 2021 surged by 80.7% year-on-year and decreased by 62.2% month-on-month to make 15.9 thousand tons. Value-wise, wheat import was up 2.5-fold and down 59.9% month-on-month to $6.7 mn.
Corn import decreased by 35.5% year-on-year and by 16.7% month-on-month making 4 thousand tons. In terms of value, it dropped by 51.9% year-on-year and by 26.8% month-on-month to make $11.2 mn.
Barley import was non-existent in January 2021.