Sunday, August 25, 2019
А Russian agricultural specialist has warned that soybean exports to China are likely to remain low for the next few years, suggesting that the amount produced will not be enough to provide a real alternative to production from the United States, the South China Morning Post reports. Soybean imports in...
The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has lifted the restrictions on the import of products by three Belarusian companies on Friday, BelTA news agency reported. Beef and beef products by Borisov Meat Processing Plant No. 1, dairy products of Molodechno Dairy Plant, and some products of OOO...
Russian buyers are interested in organic watermelons of Kazakhstan, whose weight can reach up to more than 15 kilograms, Kazakh TV reported. Farmers of three melon farms in the Suzak region plan to export the fruits abroad. Last year, 250 tons of fruits were harvested from just one field of...
Existing intensive orchards in Russia have already proved their efficiency and productivity, but are not enough to saturate the country’s market, which is why the potential for intensive apple horticulture investment remains high, Vostock Capital says in a report published by Fresh Plaza.  Intensive orchards are so attractive because of...
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cut forecasts for Russia’s wheat crop and exports in the 2019-2020 season, Interfax reports.  Russian experts are downgrading their forecasts for a rise in grain exports due to bad weather in some of the country’s regions, and point to low stocks. However,...
If the Russian government insists on its plans to charge the country’s feed additives importers up to $120 million for the products that crossed the border over the past three years, domestic meat prices could go up 20%, Russia’s Agricultural Ministry has said, according to AllAboutFeed.net. For the past five years,...
In a move seen as opening the door to Russian grain imports, Saudi Arabia's state supplier SAGO said it will relax its bug-damage specifications for wheat imports from its next tender, Reuters reported.  Governor Ahmad Al Fares told the news agency that SAGO is relaxing its limits for bug-damage in...
Strong forecasts for the European harvest as well as a weak ruble pressured Russian wheat export prices last week, as competition from other exporters increased, Reuters reported citing analysts. Russian agricultural consultancy SovEcon said that Black Sea prices for wheat with 12.5% protein content fell $2 to $195 per ton...
A Russian delegation is visiting Tehran for meetings with Iranian companies and members of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIM), the Financial Tribune reports. The hosts and representatives from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia’s Republic of North Ossetia–Alania met on Sunday to discuss expansion...
The Chinese General Administration of Customs says in its statement released on Thursday that it had authorized imports of Russian barley to the country, Izvestia reported. "In accordance with laws and regulatory legislative acts of China and phytosanitary requirements to imports of barley from Russia, supplies of Russian barley ...