EU states want to extend measures
While the European Commission estimates EU production at just under 10.5 million mt, the US Department of Agriculture's expectations for EU-wide yields are as high as 11.5 million mt. In addition, Russia (+1.5% to 16.5 million mt), Ukraine (+5.4% to 11.8 million mt) and China (+1.9% to 2.7 million mt) are also expected to achieve an increase in production. This contrasts with declining results in Argentina, Turkey and the USA.
Cultivation and thus production are also to be expanded in Kazakhstan. Farid Abitaev, Chairman of t