Grains - Grains

Buckwheat: Russia's production reaches 1 million mt

November 23, 2021 10:54 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

BEIJING/MOSCOW. Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan were able to increase their buckwheat production this year. Germany's imports, however, declined noticeably in the first month of this season. In China, prices remained stable.

Good crops in Eastern Europe

Russia's buckwheat crop was slightly up year-on-year, breaking the 1 million mt mark. Compared to last year, the area under cultivation increased by 12% to 975,900 ha. Thus, even under the less than optimal growing conditions of this summer, the buckwheat crop could be increased by 66,000 mt or 6% to 1.037 million mt. According to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, this quantity is sufficient to meet domestic demand.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian farmers were able to finish the harvest with a result of 110,700 mt, an

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Dec 6, 2021
BEIJING. In China, demand for millet is currently so low that many processors have temporarily stopped producing. This is also causing prices to decline.
Dec 2, 2021
BEIJING. With the arrival of the Eastern European crops on the market, Chinese market players expect increased price pressure. Prices have already fallen slightly compared to last week.
Nov 22, 2021
BEIJING/KIEV. According to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture, global millet production has been lower than expected. In China, market players have been able to agree on a price level.