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Buckwheat: massive increase in Russian shipments to the EU

April 28, 2022 at 9:10 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING/MOSCOW. Last year, Russia exported almost 170% more buckwheat to EU countries than in the previous year. In contrast, shipments from China, whose market is currently facing various difficulties, declined significantly.

Logistical problems in China

The situation on the Chinese buckwheat market is currently difficult. Market players report increasing transport and logistics problems, among other things due to the worsening pandemic situation in the country. As a result, the processing factories are receiving fewer goods, although there would be enough buckwheat available. On the one hand, the farmers in the growing regions still have goods, on the other hand, Russian buckwheat is also stored in the Chinese ports, for example in Manzhouli. Prices are holding steady and

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