Russia Does Not Expect Ukraine Crisis To Have Big Impact On Grain Exports | 9/7/2018 | Staff
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Azov Sea should not significantly affect Russia’s grain exports because it is low season, TASS news agency quoted the Russian agriculture ministry as saying on Thursday.

“The Azov route is being actively used for Russian grain exports during the river navigation period, so in the autumn-to-winter time, volumes of shipments via this route go down,” TASS quoted the ministry as saying.

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“So the current situation (Russia-Ukraine standoff) is not expected to bring any serious changes (to grain exports).”

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