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Buckwheat: Russia's production reaches 1 million mt

November 23, 2021 at 10:54 AM, Der AUDITOR
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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

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