Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Russia
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
01/08/2015
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government procurement
Description
Reported that 2015/16 grain intervention purchases were to commence on 11 August 2015, with the aim of securing 2 million tonnes. However, it was subsequently announced that operations would be subject to a slight delay. On 19 August 2015, the Minister of Agriculture noted that grain had been purchased in Crimea to replenish stocks.