Tuesday, 23.04.2019
Frozen poultry exports from China's eastern Shandong province to Russia have resumed, after an outbreak of avian influenza prevented Chinese frozen poultry from accessing the Russian market, Xinhua reported. The move came after the protocols on veterinary and phytosanitary requirements for the supply of frozen poultry meat and dairy...
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...
Export prices for Russian wheat fell last week after global benchmarks in Chicago hit their lowest in two weeks on massive supplies of U.S. corn and soybeans, analysts told Reuters. Prices for Black Sea Russian wheat with 12.5 percent protein content and for delivery in April were $225 per ton...
Russian meat giant Cherkizovo has completed the acquisition of Siberia-based poultry producer Altayski Broiler from agricultural holding Prioskolie for around $70 million, Global Meat News reported. The purchase has been already approved by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) according to Cherkizovo. With this deal, Cherkizovo seeks to enter the...
Russia’s wheat harvest for 2018 decreased by 16% year-on-year to 72 million tons, according to preliminary estimates of the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), Interfax news agency reported. In 2017, Russia had a record wheat harvest of 85.8 million tons, according to the Russian Agriculture Ministry. Rosstat said Russia’s...
U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), an organization promoting export opportunities for the American wheat industry, has announced that this fall it is closing its office in Moscow, which opened in 1992, RIA news agency reports. The organization says the closure, effective October 30, is “part of an ongoing restructuring of...
Russia has reduced imports of meat, condensed cream and milk but significantly increased import of cheese and cottage cheese in the first eight months of this year, Dairy News reports. According to the Federal Customs Service, the import of meat (excluding poultry) decreased by 37.9% compared to the same time...
Wheat prices have pushed up through the $5 barrier locally as markets respond to a persistent drought in the heart of U.S. wheat country, Southwest Farm Press reported. Trading in wheat markets this week has also been affected by weather concerns in the Black Sea region. Traders jumped on the...
Russian winemakers have given President Vladimir Putin a list of proposals for bolstering the industry, including import tariffs imposed on foreign wine entering the Russian market, a source close to one of the winemaking companies told Vedomosti. According to the source, the chairman of the Union of Oenologists and Winemakers...
Russian agribusiness holding Eco-culture will launch a $500 billion agricultural complex in Uzbekistan next year, according to the Vedomosti business newspaper. The company’s President Alexander Rudakov announced plans to build greenhouses on the area of 314 hectares to the tune of $472 million, while the company will also spend another $92...