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Infographic: Russia's Bumper Crop Creates Options

Sep 2, 2017 | 00:01 GMT
Visitors in downtown Moscow on July 20 explore a wheat field with poppies that was installed during a festival held in Revolution Square next to the State Historical Museum.

Visitors in downtown Moscow on July 20 explore a wheat field with poppies that was installed during a festival held in Revolution Square next to the State Historical Museum.

(MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Major wheat exporters, including Canada, Australia and the United States are experiencing low production estimates this year, mainly thanks to drought conditions. This has given Russia, which experienced a bumper crop this year, a major boost. Moscow has traditionally been a minor player in the Asian wheat markets, but Russian...

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