Friday, November 15, 2019
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has said it is not ruling out the bankruptcy of "a number of sugar factories" in the country due to a drop in the price of sugar this year, RIA Novosti reports. The grim outlook stems from documents on the development of the sugar market...
The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has detected dangerous pests in 370 tons of mandarins imported from Turkey in 16 parties, the watchdog said, according to Rusturkey.com. The agency banned the entry of the products and returned them to Turkey. According to the statement issued by Rosselhoznadzor, during...
Increased activity in agriculture and rising wholesale trade have contributed most to economic growth in Russia in the third quarter of this year, bne Intellinews reported citing newly-reelased data by statistics agency Rosstat. The output of basic economic sectors rose by 2.9% y/y in September, compared with 2.4% a month...
This month, Guatemalan company Frutas Tropicales de Guatemala SA (Frutesa) sent the first shipments of Chinese peas and sweet peas, along with Hass avocado grown in the country to Russia, Fresh Plaza reports.  According to Gloria Elena Polanco, the founder and president of Frutesa, Russia's biggest demand to date is...
If Russia was to achieve targeted indicators on agricultural exports, the country could face problems satisfying its own food needs, says a new report by experts at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) and the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy. Russia’s agriculture exports should reach...
Russia has resumed wheat supplies to Vietnam, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, who chairs a bilateral intergovernmental commission for trade and economic, scientific and technical cooperation, said on Tuesday, according to TASS. "We have ironed out the issue on supplies . <...> We had some issues related to weed...
Libya has signed an agreement of intent with Russia on the supply of Russian wheat, the head of the contact group on intra-Libyan settlement Lev Dengov said last week, according to the Lybia Observer. "The planned estimated volume of Russian wheat supplies to Libya is one million tons annually," Dengov...
Egypt is interested in beginning to purchase Russian grain through Crimea’s ports, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov told TASS. "We met with the Egyptians. They say they are very interested in increasing Russian grain supplies. The fact that grain will be transported through Crimea’s ports suits them," he said. According...
Peruvian fruit and vegetable exports to Russia grew by 17% in value and volume year-on-year in the first nine months of this year, Fresh Plaza reports. The country shipped 22,796 tons of the fruits worth 34.2 million dollars. The main export products were pomegranate (35% share), fresh grapes (18%), and...
One of the largest producers and distributors of meat products in Russia, Miratorg Agribusiness Holding, has signed an investment agreement with the government of Bryansk Region for a pig-breeding project, worth $38 million, Meat-expert.ru reports.  The document was signed on the sidelines of the VIII International Slavic Economic Forum in...