Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Wheat exports from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan will hold steady in 2020-21, a Reuters poll showed, due to a larger crop in Russia and Kazakhstan, making competition easier with the European Union, where output is forecast lower. Most of the wheat exported from these three countries is moved via the...
Global demand for premium foods like wagyu beef, bluefin tuna and caviar has plunged with thousands of restaurants shuttered and many economies sliding into recession amid the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reported. As strict lockdown measures to contain the outbreak ravage global economic activity, the luxury food industry could be among...
The Orion fishing company, working in the Yamalo-Nenets Region, plans to export tinned fish to the CIS countries - Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, the company’s Director Oleg Mameyev told TASS on Tuesday. "All formalities are under way, the certifying may take much time," he said. "Hopefully, everything will be ready...
The maiden shipment of Coco Daily organic coconut milk produced by Philippine company Cenagri, has arrived in St. Petersburg to cater to mainstream Russian consumers this spring, The Manila Bulletin reported. Russian importer PanAsiaImpex announced that the maiden shipment of Philippine brand Coco Daily organic coconut milk arrived at the...
Russia has decided to stop grain exports after a self-imposed quota on shipments was reached this weekend, two months ahead of schedule, TASS reports. Exports for April through June reached the quota of 7 million tons yesterday, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement. Grain shipments will be halted after the...
Russia's southern regions, the country's main area for wheat production and exports, are still gripped by dry weather, analysts said on Monday, with one consultancy, IKAR, downgrading its forecast for the 2020 crop, Reuters reported.  Rains are expected to arrive in those regions soon and could yet improve the situation...
Russia is entering the third decade in which the country is a net importer of food, despite growing into the world’s biggest exporter of grain, bneIntellinews writes. During the late Soviet period, Russia was a large importer of grain, soybeans and soybean meal, but managed to move up on the...
Russia could temporarily halt grain exports until the end of June if shipments reach limits introduced by the government much ahead of schedule, the country’s agriculture ministry said on Friday, according to Interfax. “The quota was introduced for the period from April 1 to June 30, 2020. After it is...
Concerns are being raised about this year's grain harvest among Russian farmers and analysts as meteorologists forecast dry spring weather with little rain expected in the next two weeks, Reuters reported.  A larger crop is still expected in 2020 than a year ago as farmers sowed a bigger area with...
A symbolic cargo of Russian wheat has set sail for Saudi Arabia from a Black Sea port seven months after conditions were set to allow the trade, sources told Reuters on Thursday. Russia's agriculture safety watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, confirmed the 60,000-ton cargo had departed. The world's largest wheat exporter had long sought...