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Experts of the grain market forecasts of grain harvest in Russia this year because of the drought that hit some key grain-producing regions.
"The June forecast - a total of 115.4 million tonnes of grain, including 70,9 million tons of wheat," - said "Interfax" the General Director of company "Prozerno" Vladimir Petrichenko.
In may, he estimated the harvest at 117 million and 71 million tonnes, respectively.
But the June estimate will be adjusted, said V. Petrichenko.
According to him, for the Outlook to change there are "pluses and minuses". In particular, in the South of the initial concerns crop losses have been overstated. "He said that "all is lost", but not all gone" - he said.
"The pros will be in Siberia, black Earth and Ural cons - in some areas of Chernozem region, in particular in the South and South-East, he predicts. - The difficult situation in the lower Volga region, where the crops were struck by the arid phenomenon. However, in the middle Volga region the rains, wait, maybe they'll take the lower Volga region".
The Russian grain Union forecast, which in early June was 115-120 million tons, reduced it to 114 million tons.
According to Vice-President of the Union Alexander Korbut, the wheat harvest is estimated at $ 69-73 million tons. "But a lot will depend on what will be the situation in the fields of Siberia and the Urals, as there will be a maid," said he.
Analytical center of JSC Rusagrotrans lowered the forecast of grain harvest to 115,7 million tons, wheat to 71.4 million tons. Evaluation of end of may - beginning of June was 120-125,8 million tons, including a 73.5-77.4 million tons of wheat.
"The forecast changed due to the drought in the South and in the Volga region, - said the head of the center Igor Pavensky. By the end of the month it can be adjusted to the prevailing weather conditions".
For the same reasons, has lowered the forecast and the Institute for agricultural market studies (IKAR).
As said the General Director IKAR Dmitry Rylko, the forecast of gross yield reduced from 114,7 million tons to at 112.8 million tonnes. The new estimate of the wheat harvest is 70.8 million tonnes (previous 71,5 million tons), corn - 11.8 million tonnes (12.3 million tonnes), barley - 17.5 million tonnes (17.8 million tonnes).
The forecast for grain exports IKAR lowered to 41 million tonnes to 43.2 million tonnes of the previous forecast. Including assessment of exports of wheat decreased to 32.5 million tons from 33 million tons.
The Ministry of agriculture adheres to the earlier forecast that the grain harvest this year will amount to 100 million tons. Last year, Russia harvested a record 135.4 million tons of grain exported in the 2017/2018 marketing year, according to the Agency, to 52.4 million tonnes.