Russia: seaports of Krasnodar Krai export 9 million tons of grains in January-July 2016

In January-July the seaports Yeysk, Kavkaz, Novorossiysk, Temryuk, Taman and Tuapse shipped for exports 572 vessels with grains and by-products, at the volume of more than 8.9 million tons, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) declared. In particular, the share of wheat in the general structure of grain exports from the reporting…

Russia: quality of new crop wheat down

According to market participants, in the current season in the European part of Russia the qualitative characteristics of new crop of wheat became significantly lower compared with last year. In particular, rather insufficient volumes of high-quality 3-grade wheat are observed. Therefore, during two recent weeks the market often demonstrated high prices for the grain. Qualitative…

Ukraine to become a gas-exporting state

Ukraine soon will be able not only to buy gas, but also to produce it for sale, according to Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister, Housing and Utilities Economy Minister Hennadiy Zubko. The minister said that “Ukraine is interested in transferring from the state that imports to the state that exports gas”. According to him, this can…

Ukraine: qualitative indices of new crop wheat up

Most operators of the Ukrainian market noted that the qualitative characteristics of new crop wheat mainly corresponded to the State Standard requirements (DSTU), and in general, were significantly higher compared with the previous season results. However, some market participants report on coming of grains with low gluten content, low natural weight, and infected with Fusarium…

Iran negotiating gas swap with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan

An Iranian private company is negotiating gas swap with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, Azizollah Ramazani, director of the International Affairs Department at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), said. He did not unveil further details. Iran has already announced readiness for natural gas swap projects with Russia, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. It was earlier announced that Iran…

Uzbekistan: first Boeing-787 Dreamliner undergoes painting stage

The first airplane Boeing-787 Dreamliner of Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) underwent painting stage. Photos of the airplane Boeing-787 Dreamliner in the colors of the flag of Uzbekistan were published at microblogging network Twitter. The Boeing-787 Dreamliner will arrive in Uzbekistan in August during the celebrations of the Independence Day of Uzbekistan. The Boeing 787…

Uzbekistan: construction of Tashkent-4 terminal to cost $336 million

The cost of the project on construction of new international passenger terminal of Tashkent Airport (Tashkent-4) will make up $336 million. Investment project “Construction of new international passenger terminal of Tashkent Airport (Tashkent-4)” is implemented in cooperation with the Republic of Korea. Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) provided a grant for development of the feasibility…

Belarusian and Kazakh forestry industries eager to advance cooperation

Forestry industries of Belarus and Kazakhstan intend to advance scientific, technical, trade and economic cooperation. The agreement was reached when a Belarusian delegation led by Forestry Minister Mikhail Amelyanovich met with Deputy Agriculture Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Nysanbayev, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. Representatives of forestry enterprises and organizations,…