|30 March, 2020

Russia's economy ministry supports idea of limiting Q2 grain exports

Russia's economy ministry supports a proposal by the agriculture ministry to limit Russian grain exports to 7mln tonnes in April-June

MOSCOW- Russia's economy ministry supports a proposal by the agriculture ministry to limit Russian grain exports to 7 million tonnes in April-June, it said on Monday.

The government has yet to approve the proposal, made by the agriculture ministry on Friday.

"We agreed on such a draft resolution on March 27. As part of our work against the coronavirus," the ministry said in a reply to a Reuters' request.

(Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; writing by Polina Devitt; Editing by Catherine Evans) ((Polina.Devitt@thomsonreuters.com; +7 495 775 12 42; Reuters Messaging: polina.devitt.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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