MOSCOW, March 17 Russian exporters continued
sending wheat and maize to Turkey on March 15-16, Russian news
agency TASS reported on Friday, citing a customs control
"During those days 28.6 thousand tonnes of wheat and 8.1
thousand tonnes of maize were sent. There was no sunflower oil
sent," a representative for the customs body said.
Trade sources told Reuters on Thursday Turkey had removed
Russian wheat from an import licence scheme as of March 15, an
unexpected move that could disrupt Russia's shipments to its
second-biggest wheat export market.
(Reporting by Jack Stubbs,; writing by Dasha Afanasieva;
editing by Jack Stubbs)