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Sunflower and rapeseed oil for $3 million to be shipped from Penza to China

12:30 | 27.11.2019 | Agriculture

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Penza, 27 November 2019. PenzaNews. Rusgrain Company plans to ship three batches of sunflower and rapeseed oil from Penza to China with a total weight of 2,150 tons, worth about $3 million, on Friday, November 29. This was announced by the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture.

Sunflower and rapeseed oil for $3 million to be shipped from Penza to China

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"The oil will be transported in flexitanks, each of which holds 21.5 tons of oil," the ministry specified.

The press service noted that that shipment was unique for Russian-Chinese container transportation.

The Ministry explained that the oil would be sent by the single international route: first, a train of 100 containers will deliver it to Vladivostok, where the cargo will be divided into three lots in the port – to the cities of Shanghai, Chongqing and Qingdao.

"LLC Rusgrain has exported four shipments since August 26, 2019: one shipment of 1,000 tons of sunflower oil to China, as well as three shipments of rapeseed oil with a total volume of 1,000 tons to Europe," the Ministry of Agriculture of Penza region added.

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