Azerbaijan to become the exporter of grain products

Development of the agricultural sector is the priority direction for Azerbaijan. In the nearest future, it is planned to completely provide the domestic needs in grains, and develop the export potential, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev declared. According to him, the country does not have large-scale land areas. Therefore, Azerbaijan will rationally use every…

Kazakhstan: foreign investments up in H1 2016

Gross inflows of foreign direct investment grew in Kazakhstan in the first half of 2016, Kazakh Investment and Development Ministry reported. Direct investment hit $9.3 billion in this period, up by 25.8% YoY, Investment and Development Minister Zhenis Kasymbek said at the government meeting. According to the minister, as much as 60% of these investments…

Ukraine: seaports grain exports halved in the second week of November 2016

On November 7-13, Ukraine exported 463.3 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 835.9 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 101.7 thousand tons, barley – 74.3 thousand tons, and corn – 287.3 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Belarus: winter crops face bad weather conditions

Due to predominantly below-normal temperatures, winter crops faced bad weather conditions for their growth and development in October. In most of the country, the accumulated sum of effective degree-days was lower than in October 2015 when winter crops were also exposed to warmth shortages. Winter crops stopped active growth one or two weeks ahead of…