The issue of the necessity of active development of modern exchange trading in commodity assets, primarily grain, in Russia had been brewing for a long time and has already overripe. It reached the highest state level: it was stated by Vladimir Putin during his last meeting with the Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov. Alexander Belozertsev, President of Alexandra, an international expert on commodity exchange trading, argues why Russian on-exchange trading ignored one of the most common stock exchange commodities and why grain should be put on the stock exchange.

Source: Kommersant (in Russian)