Russia Wheat Aid to Syria Risks Cutting Demand Amid Global Glut

  • Offering grain from Russian stocks may remove Syria as a buyer
  • MidEast country needs to import 1.3 million tons, USDA says

A Russian proposal to use its wheat stockpiles to supply aid to Syria may cut demand in the international market from the Middle Eastern country that’s estimated at more than 1 million metric tons this season.

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