TABLE-Czech 2020 grain harvest seen at 7.33 mln tonnes -stats office

PRAGUE, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The Czech Republic's 2020 grain harvest was seen at 7.33 million tonnes in September, lower by 0.3% compared to an estimate made in August, data from the Czech Statistics Bureau (CSU) showed on Thursday. Last year, the grain harvest totalled 7.02 million tones. The following forecasts are based on data collected as of September 15. The data are actual harvest results. CROP (tonnes) 2020-Sept 2020-August 2019-final wheat 4,907,434 4,919,038 4,812,163 rye 181,602 171,619 157,561 barley 1,833,694 1,865,788 1,718,061 oats 187,051 176,001 134,410 triticale 219,116 221,904 195,409 BASIC GRAINS 7,328,898 7,354,351 7,017,605 rapeseed 1,246,043 1,240,932 1,156,973 NOTE. The overall area sown with basic grains decreased by 1.7% to 1,250,765, from 1,272,357 hectares harvested in 2019. (Reporting by Mirka Krufova; Editing by Jason Hovet)

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