Friday, November 22, 2019
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...
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...
Turkey exported 505,547 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia in the first nine months of this year, valued at around $412 million, Fresh Plaza reported citing figures by the country’s Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKIB). Peaches were ranked first with an export volume of 73,455 tons, valued...
An organization of grain exporters similar to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could help the stability of the grain market, coordinate grain prices, and solve the problem of world hunger, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksey Gordeyev has said, according to Agroinvestor. The idea was raised during Gordeyev’s meeting...
Fresh fruit and vegetable exporters from Turkey are aiming at the spot of Russia’s top supplier once again as relations between the two countries normalize, Time Turk reports. Representatives of the country’s fresh fruit and vegetable sector attended the WorldFood Moscow 2019 fair organized last week. A total of 33 Turkish...
The world's wheat fields are at risk of enduring "severe, prolonged, and near-simultaneous droughts" by the end of the century — raising serious concerns about future food insecurity and political instability, says a new study published in the journal Science Advances. This means the proportion of global wheat production areas...