Ukraine: forecast of soybean production in 2016/2017 MY up

In September analysts of APK-Inform Agency increased their forecast of soybean yield in Ukraine in the current year to 2.18 ton/ha (in clean weight).

The previous forecast stood at 1.93 ton/ha. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Turkey to boost trade with Russia

Turkey and Russia plan to boost their trade to $100 billion a year, Turkey’s Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci said. “Our goal is to bring bilateral trade up to $100 billion a year. We can reach it in several years”, he explained. According to the minister, issues of trade and economic relations between the two…

Ukraine: poor weather to cut winter grain area

Torrential rains across most of Ukrainian regions after a severe drought could leave around 1.2 million acres of winter grain area unsown and winter wheat is under major threat, a senior state weather forecaster said. Ukraine’s winter wheat harvest is highly dependent on moisture content in the soil during the autumn sowing, air temperatures in…

Ukraine: Farmak to export to Malaysia by late 2018

Ukrainian pharmaceutical company Farmak plans to register its products in Malaysia by late 2018, Farmak Business Development Director Oleh Siarkevych reported. He said that first the company intended to bring its strategic products to new markets, in particular, insulin and Amizonum created by the company. In addition, the company plans to offer its ophthalmological portfolio…