Grain Yields In Russia In 2001 To Amount To 83 Million Tons

In 2001, grain yields in Russia will amount to 83 million tons, Alexei Gordeyev, Russian vice-premier and minister of agriculture, stated Friday answering the question of a RIA Novosti correspondent. According to him, Russia is prepared to export over 5 million tons of grain. Russian grain is expected to be purchased by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Iraq, and some grain will be delivered to Europe, Gordeyev noted.