Russia: pork imports from Moldova banned

Russia has banned pork imports from Moldova starting with October 6, due to an outbreak of ASF.

This was reported by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor). (TASS/Business World Magazine)

Russia: online retail exports to go up in 2016

Russia’s cross-border sales of goods and services, including digital goods, content, games and social networks, will grow by 32% in 2016 to $2 billion, payment platform PayPal and research agency Data Insight said in a study. The internal e-commerce market will exceed $20 billion in 2016. “The market of retail Internet exports of goods and…

Russia: Moscow formalizes broken nuclear deal with US

Washington has de-facto suspended cooperation with Moscow on an agreement on nuclear power cooperation after Crimea was annexed in 2014 and Moscow only formalized the fact on Wednesday, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. On Wednesday, Moscow suspended cooperation with US in scientific research and nuclear power. The Foreign Ministry said that Moscow would still fulfill…

Belarus: soil drought retains

Short-term rains observed last week did not replenish soil moisture stocks considerably and moistened only the upper soil layer. The situation is better in the 10-cm soil layer and sowing campaign is coming to the end in quite good conditions. Plants sown in the first half of September are at the stage of first-third leave…

Ukraine: marginality of bread production minimal

Regulation of prices for bread in Ukraine leads to the minimum marginality of bakeries work, the General Director and Chairman of the Board at the association Ukrhlibprom Alexander Vasilchenko declared. He informed that the ratio of prices for flour and bread in Ukraine totals 0.3 EUR/kg and 0.35 EUR/kg respectively, whereas in Poland the flour…