May 31, 2012


Russia likely to export one million tonnes grain annually to Indonesia



Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fyodorov said at a meeting with Indonesia's Agriculture Minister Ir. H. Suswono on Wednesday (May 30) that Russia may export one million tonnes of grain annually to Indonesia.


According to the Federal Customs Service, Indonesia, which grows no wheat, exports palm, coconut, and palm kernel oil to Russia.


Fyodorov said that Russian companies are interested in boosting grain and wheat flour supplies to Indonesia and establishing joint ventures to produce palm oil in Indonesia.