Tuesday, 23.04.2019
Armenia has placed restrictions on imports of Russian meat in order to prevent the entry of African swine fever and bird flu into the country, Izvestya reports, citing Armenian authorities. The import of several respective products to Armenia from some Russian provinces has been temporarily suspended as of August 29, the...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in its October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, left unchanged its forecast for Russian wheat exports in the current year at 35 million tons, Agriland reports. The move comes despite recurring rumors suggesting that Russia may move to limit its exports of wheat...
Fertilizer giant EuroChem Group has announced the start of production at the country’s first Urea Ammonium Sulfate (UAS) production facility, Chemical Engineering reports. The new facility, built in partnership with leading urea technology developer, Dutch-based Stamicarbon, is projected to reach a final production capacity of 600 tons/day. It officially...
Russian turkey producer Damate is planning the biggest kosher meat processing plant in the country, targeted at establishing exports to Israel, the company revealed, according to Global Meat News. The facility, built in the Kamensky district of Russia’s Penza region, will have a production capacity of 70,000 tons of various turkey meat...
Egypt rejected a massive cargo of Russian wheat claiming it contains excessive levels of the common grain fungus ergot, which caused a global supply snag on Thursday, Reuters reported. Egypt is the world’s biggest wheat importer. According to a spokesman from the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry, the country’s authorities have recently held...
In the foothills of Russia’s Urals mountains, a new potash producer is looking to become a major player in the global market for the fertilizer by the middle of the next decade, The Wall Street Journal reports. Swiss-based EuroChem Group AG is owned by Russian businessman Andrei Melnichenko. The company makes nitrogen...
Rumors of a government-backed export limit in Russia have sent global wheat prices up to a five-day high on Monday, Reuters reported. The continued rumors ahead of a government decision have increased concerns of possible supply delays. They have also caused Russian wheat sales in general to show their first...
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 largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, Cherkizovo Group, has announced that it has secured a $232 million loan from Alfa Bank to upgrade its pork business, according to Finam.ru. The money will be used by Cherkizovo-Pork to build, refurbish, and upgrade pig farms, purchase equipment, and acquire breeding...
Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, increased its raw milk output to more than 2,000 tons per day for the first time last week, the company said in a press release. This means the dairy giant has doubled its milk output per day...