Russia’s Sovecon cuts 2019 wheat, grain crop forecasts

Usama Fayyaz July 24, 2019

MOSCOW: SovEcon, one of Russia’s leading agriculture consultancies, said on Wednesday it had lowered its forecast for this year’s Russian grain harvest to 117.2 million tonnes from 121.9 million tonnes.

The consultancy said in a statement it had cut its 2019 wheat crop forecast to 73.7 million tonnes from an earlier estimate of 76.6 million tonnes.

Copyright Reuters, 2019

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