"Given the latest data that the USDA collected from the regions, there is reason to raise the forecast for the grain harvest in the current year to 118 million tons", — said Patrushev on the sidelines of a Russian investment forum in Sochi.
At the end of January at a meeting with Vladimir Putin, Patrushev saidthat the Ministry expects the grain harvest in Russia in 2019 at the level of 108-110 million tons, including 67 million tons of wheat.
According to Rosstat, the grain harvest in Russia in 2018 amounted to 112,9 million tons in net weight, wheat is 72.1 million. In 2017, Russia received a record harvest in its history — of 135.5 million tonnes in net weight, including 86 million tonnes of wheat.
Russian investment forum held in Sochi on February 14-15. MIA "Russia today" is the General information partner of the forum.
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