Tuesday, 19.02.2019
Azerbaijan won’t ban meat imports from Russia, since it doesn’t import poultry meat and products from the Russian region of Kostroma, where bird flu was detected, AzerNews informs. Yolchu Khanvali, head of the press service of the State Veterinary Control Service under the Agriculture Ministry of Azerbaijan told Trend last...
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...
Moscow and Riyadh are discussing plans for making Saudi Arabia a hub for Russian agricultural products, according to a Russian official, RT reports. “Saudi Arabia is a traditional crossroads of trade routes, it has a convenient geographical location. Since ancient times, people who lived here, traded with the surrounding countries,...
Eco-Culture, Russia's biggest vegetable producer, has agreed to create a greenhouse complex on the area of 250 hectares (ha) in China, business newspaper Kommersant writes. The project holds a price tag of $625 million and will be financed by China’s state company Huafa Group. Eco-Culture will be engaged in the...
The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has left the Asian country with a large void in soybean imports, which Beijing wants to fill by importing more soybeans from Russia, The Global Times reports. Imports from the U.S. now face tariffs of 25 percent and as a result,...
Russia has extended the zero export duty on wheat until July 1, 2019, the government said on its website Friday, according to Regnum. The country canceled the export duty on grain on September 26, 2016, to be effective until July 1, 2018. But in view of high stocks and in order...
High protein Russian wheat prices in the coasters survey have rallied to a three-year high as a supply crunch pushes buyers to pay more, Russian analytical agency SovEcon reported. The average export prices for Russian wheat (FOB, deepwater ports, protein 12.5%) for the past week increased by $9 to $216.5...
Russia has banned American poultry products from transiting the country’s territory on the way to Kazakhstan, saying that some of these products are being re-exported back to Russia, bypassing the food embargo, Global Meat News reports. In an official statement, the Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor claimed that the new...
Trading activity in the Russian old-crop wheat market continued slowing during past week, with market players switching to new-crop wheat, Vedomosti reported. The current weather situation in Russia’s grain growing regions along with a lag in planting brings uncertainty to the market. Growers will most likely take a wait-and-see attitude...
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has estimated that this year’s vegetable harvest will be a 10-year record, Izvestya reported. The Ministry’s press service stated that by the end of 2018, Russia will produce one million tons of greenhouse vegetables. This will be an increase of 12.3 percent compared to last year. The...