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Russia 2014 Grain Harvest Revised Up
Thu May 22, 2014 07:33 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia's agriculture ministry said Thursday it expects this year's grain harvest to total 100 million metric tons, up from its previous estimate of 95 million-98 million tons, as weather conditions this year have been better than last year.

The ministry said the new estimate doesn't include the harvest in the Crimea Peninsula, which recently joined Russia, whereas the previous estimate included 2 million tons of grain expected to be harvested in Crimea this year. Including Crimea, Russia's total grain harvest this year is estimated to be 102 million tons.

In 2013, Russia harvested 89.3 million metric ...

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