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Russia April Grain Exports Down
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:05 PM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia's grain exports in the current marketing year up to April 10 totaled 14.236 million metric tons, falling by 36.8% compared with the amount exported on the same date last year, the agriculture ministry reported Monday.

The ministry said grain exports in the first 10 days of April totaled 89,000, including 30,000 tons of wheat, 25,000 tons of barley, 32,000 tons of corn and 2,000 tons of other minor grains.

Severe drought last year has hit the grain harvest, the ministry said.

The ministry said it may reduce the export estimate to 14.8 million tons for ...

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