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Mon Nov 11, 2013 06:44 AM CST

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia's grain exports are up 13% from a year earlier, according to data from the federal statistics service reported late Friday.

Grain exports between July 1, the beginning of the current marketing year, and Nov. 6, totaled 11.684 million metric tons, the statistics service said. Grain exports between Nov.1 and Nov. 6 totaled 507,000 tons, including 322,000 tons of wheat, 58,000 tons of barley and 124,000 tons of corn.

The agriculture ministry expects this year's grain harvest to rise to 88-90 million tons from 71.7 million tons in 2012 when crops were damaged by drought.

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