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Dear ladies and gentlemen!
The Russian Grain Union and the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies under the auspices of the Federal Service Rosselkhoznadzor in the Rostov, the Volgograd and the Astrakhan Regions and the Republic of Kalmykia and supported by the Russian Export Center (REC) have held on the 16th of September 2021 the XXVI International Conference “Black Sea Grain and Oilseeds 2021/22” in the Congress-Hotel Don-Plaza 4*, Rostov-on-Don. Historically this conference is a key grain event. It traditionally takes place when the contours of a new harvest are quite clear while both the market prices and the regulator’s behavior are still being formed.
Why did we decide to choose Rostov-on-Don? Firstly, for a long time the Rostov region is supposed to be one of the biggest agricultural regions of our country. About 1/3 of the population lives in rural areas and the agricultural sector reaches 13% of the whole GDP. Lands close to the Don are distinguished to be extremely fertile. Secondly, every year Rostov-on-Don becomes the biggest platform in the Southern Federal District for presenting innovations and achievements of agricultural business that turned out to be the crucial factor for choosing it as a site of the XXVI International Conference “Black Sea Grain and Oilseeds 2021/22”. And in the third place this town is famous for its south hospitality that we’re often have a lack of.
Traditionally participants were offered eventful and a highly topical Program. The conference was attended by the key representatives of the Government of the Russian Federation, representatives of the biggest domestic agriholdings, domestic and multinational traders, millers, oilseed crushers, export terminal managers, banks, and domestic policy makers. More than 200 Russian and foreign guests from 10 countries took part in the conference this year.
In the framework of the conference there were considered the following themes touching upon the legislative support and the state regulation and functioning of the Russian grain market, new trends on the world grain and oilseed markets, grain quality in the new season, sowing campaign of winter crops, crop size evaluation in three FSU Black Sea countries and many others.