Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor does not intend to initiate lifting of the ban on the supply of apples and pears from Belarus, an official from the watchdog has said, according to Newsbel. Moreover, the agency does not even rule out the introduction of new...
The price of Russian 12.5% protein wheat slid to a five-week low at $241/mt amid sellers attempting to regain market share from more competitive alternative origins, S&P Global Platts reported on Wednesday. Price and quality factors have led European and U.S. wheat to draw demand away from Russia in recent...
An artificial intelligence (AI) system will be installed in one the meat-processing facilities of Russian agricultural holding Cherkizovo, in a move which the company hopes will optimize the production process and cut production costs, Unipack.ru reported. Cherkizovo said the installation of the Morigan.Lean system is a pilot project before...
Russian authorities plan to nearly double the country’s total seafood exports and upgrade its fishing and aquaculture industry in the next five years, Undercurrent News reports. This week, Petr Savchuk, deputy head of the Russian Federal Agency for Fishery, said the country was planning to grow its total export...
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...
As estimates for the record Russian wheat harvest keep growing, so does the outlook for exports - the world’s top exporter is now expected to sell 36.6 million metric tons overseas, according to consultants SovEcon and the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies, or IKAR. The U.S. was the last...
For the first time, Russia is the top supplier of wheat to Vietnam, the seventh-biggest market in Asia, Black Sea Grain reports. Exports jumped 13-fold in the 10 months through April, compared with the previous season, according to UkrAgroConsult. The increase followed Vietnam scrapping an import tax on Russian grain...
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...
A Russian delegation is visiting Tehran for meetings with Iranian companies and members of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIM), the Financial Tribune reports. The hosts and representatives from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia’s Republic of North Ossetia–Alania met on Sunday to discuss expansion...
A1, the investing arm of Russian conglomerate Alfa Group, is looking for buyers of its leading berry processing enterprise, market leader RusBioAlliance, Kommersant reported. RusBioAlliance produces wild-grown frozen berries, preserves and jams, vegetables, mushrooms, fruit and berry toppings. The company’s website says that the production volume is up to 50,000...