Friday, March 1, 2024
The growing trade war between the United States and China could benefit Russia’s agricultural giant RusAgro, CGTN reports. One of the country’s biggest agriculture companies says they are now targeting China as a key export destination. According to RusAgro’s CEO, Maxim Basov, the company was about to sign its first...
Russian grain exports to China have hit the million ton mark for the first time this crop year, according to the country’s veterinary and phytosanitary agency, Rosselkhoznadzor. Official data shows that from July 1, 2017 to May 15, 2018, a total of 1.23 million tons of grain from Russia was...
A temporary restriction on the import of poultry from Russia has been imposed in Kazakhstan, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture said a message, according to Trend news agency. The Ministry’s Veterinary Control and Supervision Committee was lead to such a decision due to new outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian...
A U.S. seafood industry group is concerned that President Donald Trump’s planned tariffs against Chinese goods will help their main global competitor, the Russian pollock industry, Undercurrent news reports. Trump’s administration is engaged in a trade war with China and plans to impose additional 10% to 25% tariffs on 6,031...
Russia’s biggest beef producer, Miratorg, has teamed up with renowned Russian restaurateur ArkadyNovikov to launch franchise program of the Farshburger restaurants network, Meatinfo.ru reported. The move will multiply the number of restaurants and “stimulate the development of high-quality catering in the Russian regions,” the company said in a statement. Miratorg opened...
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...
Industrial pig farming in Primorsky Krai in Russia’s Far East region is under the threat of being ruined by Foot-and-mouth (FMD), regional governor Oleg Kozhemyako has said, according to Global Meat News. Speaking at a meeting with the regional parliament in late April, Kozhemyako revealed that around 100,000 head of...
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...