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Russia Cuts 2020 Grain Output Target by 8%, Interfax Says

July 12, 2012

Russia cut its grain output target by 2020 to 115 million metric tons, Interfax said today, citing a draft program for development of the country’s agriculture from 2013 through 2020.

A previous plan targeted production of 125 million tons of grain, the news service said. The new projection sees Russia’s exports at an annual 30 million tons, Interfax said.

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