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Iran Biggest Importer of Corn From Russia

Iran Biggest Importer of Corn From RussiaIran Biggest Importer of Corn From Russia

Iran was the biggest importer of corn from Russia during September-February 2018-19.
According to preliminary information from trade sources, Russia exported 1.4 million tons of corn over the period, 48.5% less than the corresponding period of the previous year, UkrAgroConsult reported.
Exports to Iran stood at 841,500 tons, up 55.5% year-on-year.
The European Union stood at second place, as shipments to this destination rose by 160.9% this season.
Russia also boosted corn supplies to Belarus (66,800 tons, up 160.9% from September-February 2017-18) and Azerbaijan (44,100 tons, up 72.8%).
Turkey, last season’s top importer, slashed purchases in September-February 2018-19 by 87.6%.

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