Russia: more cases of ASF reported

More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been discovered on Russian pig farms.

In total, 40 new cases were reported across three backyard farms in Bajgushi, Boretsk and Tavolzhansky. (ThePigSite/Business World Magazine)

Russia: wheat bran exports up in June 2016

In June Russian exporters shipped more than 76 KMT of wheat bran, up by 82% YoY (about 42 KMT). In 2015/2016 Russia exported 17% more wheat bran than in the previous season (793.5 KMT against 679.6 KMT). Traditionally, Turkey remains the key importer of Black Sea bran. In 2015/2016 Turkey increased imports from Russia by…

Russia: 101 million tons of grains harvested

As of September 12, Russian agrarians continued harvesting grains and pulses. Agrarians harvested grain crops throughout the general areas of 37.4 million ha (on the same date in 2015 – 32.5 million ha), or 79.2% of the planned areas (47.3 million ha). The produced volumes reached 101 million tons of grains, with the average yield…

Kazakhstan: three prospective directions for agricultural exports specified

Kazakhstan specified three prospective markets for agricultural products supplying: the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation, and Iran, the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan Atameken Tulemis Shotanov declared. In particular, JSC NC Food Contract Corporation supplies more than 60% of its general export volumes of grains…

Ukraine: exports of corn and barley to go up

Analysts of APK-Inform Agency have increased the forecast of corn exports from Ukraine in 2016/2017 MY to 17.7 million tons, up by 6% YoY.

Barley supplies to foreign markets will grow to 5 million tons (up by 13.3%). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Belarus: winter grains sowing started

As of September 5, all regions of Belarus started sowing winter grains. According to Belarusian AgMin, 93.3 thousand ha or 6.93% of the plan have been seeded. Sowing progress is considerably faster than last year. As of the same date in 2015 60.6 thousand ha had been sown (4.9%) This year farmers plan to increase…

Ukraine: Antonov to ensure full import substitution of Russian components in new aircraft

Antonov state enterprise (Kyiv) intends in 2017 to provide 100% import substitution of Russian materials and components in the new generation Antonov airplanes promoted to the market, the press service of the company said, with reference to Antonov President Oleksandr Kotsiuba. “We plan next year to complete the program of import substitution of Russian components,…

Ukraine to discuss cargo tariffs with Azerbaijan and Georgia

The management of “Ukrainian Railways” intends to discuss with colleagues from Georgia and Azerbaijan cargo tariffs through the territory of countries in the framework of the project “Silk Road”, Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Vladimir Omelyan said. Ukraine launched the first experimental train from Ilyichivsk on January 15, to China, which was to run through Georgia, Azerbaijan…