November barley exports from Russia totaled 410 KMT (+41% from October and +3% from November 2020/21) that was the highest since MY 2018/19, UkrAgroConsult reports.
This season’s exports had totaled 2.3 MMT (-30% y-o-y).
Turkey’s share in Russian barley exports expanded to 36%, as it increased purchases 18-fold from the same time last year.
Apart from Turkey, the following major buyers also stepped up purchases compared to last season: Iran (+50%), Libya (+8%).
A decline is seen in demand from Saudi Arabia (-80% y-o-y), which had been a traditional importer in previous years, as well as from Tunisia (-50%) and Jordan (-79%).
On February 1-10, it was comparatively warm for this time of year.