Russia looks to supply soybeans, wheat to Japan

Japan has a high demand for soybeans.

Japan has a high demand for soybeans.

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Japan already imports corn from Russia.

Russia is looking to supply soybeans and wheat to Japan, Russian Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev said on May 5.

“Currently, we export corn to Japan and I think, the country may be interested in soy and of course wheat. We are working on this issue,” Tkachev said to journalists at the SIAL China food exhibition.

First published in Russian by RIA Novosti

Read more: Russia becomes the world's leading wheat exporter​

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