Wednesday, January 29, 2020
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture plans to increase the volume of exports of agricultural products in money terms in 7-10 years, the Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev said last month in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV channel, TASS informs. “This year the volume of exports will reach $20 bn....
A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia's Stavropol region, known for its agriculture, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports. The white farmers, descendants of Dutch colonizers in South Africa, are known as Afrikaners, and they have been facing violent attacks and death threats at home. According to the delegation, up...
The recent opening of the Chinese market for poultry exports from Russia will aid the already growing Russian meat exports, despite the threat of avian influenza (AI) following outbreaks this year, Global Meat News reports. Meat exports from Russia have been rising throughout 2018 and this growth could accelerate...
Russia's agricultural watchdog said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against meat firm Cherkizovo, one of the country’s top producers of poultry and pork, over safety violations, Prime news agency reported. Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s food safety regulator, said it had asked the court to halt sales of products...
Russian authorities have proposed extending a food embargo to prohibit imports of all kinds of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the U.S., the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number of other countries, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "The proposed changes are due to...
Russia on Thursday announced a temporary ban on imports of some Belarusian dairy products including milk, citing "repeated violations of veterinary and sanitary norms," TASS news agency reports. The two neighboring countries have been wrangling over the key dairy sector for months. Russia's agricultural industry regulator Rosselkhoznadzor announced on its...
After a record harvest last year, Russia increased its wheat export by a third and emerged as the leading world grain exporter in recent months. Together with other former Soviet Union countries’ rising exports, the global wheat market is now in a situation reminiscent of Soviet-era dominance, Bloomberg reports. Russian...
Swiss-based, Russian-owned mineral fertilizer company EuroChem has sold its Ukrainian subsidiary, Agrocenter EuroChem-Ukraine, as the country’s government imposed an embargo on the import of Russian fertilizer, The Kyiv Post reports. The firm, which is owned by Russian industrialist Andrei Melnichenko sold its asset to a company “connected to the subsidiary’s...
Even as Russia goes on top of the world’s wheat exporters list and Australia ups its output, World wheat production will fall in 2018-19 for the first time in six years, the International Grain Council said. The intergovernmental group, in its first forecast for wheat output next season, pegged it...
Russia, currently the world's largest exporter of wheat, is preparing to press the EU and the United States even more, renewing its attempts to open the most complex markets for deliveries, Investing.com reports. Success in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Algeria should finally consolidate Russia's leading position in the Middle East...