Russia: import of fruit and vegetables from Egypt ban lifted

Russia lifts ban on importation of fruit and vegetables from Egypt, except potatoes, from October 1, Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) reported. “Starting from October 1”, the Ministry announced. On September 22, Rosselkhoznadzor imposed temporary restrictions on imports of plant products from Egypt. “Due to continuing supplies of quarantineable products unsafe…

Russia has good moisture for wheat

Russia is seeing good moisture levels for winter crop sowings said Andrey Sizov Jr of the influential Moscow-based analysis group SovEcon. This week the European Commission flagged “concern” about dry weather in parts of Russia, which could harm winter wheat prospects. But Sizov was upbeat about winter wheat prospects. “Things actually are looking quite well…

Kazakhstan: wheat exports up

In July Kazakhstan exported 206.66 KMT of wheat. In just eleven months of 2015/2016 Kazakhstan exported 12.5% more wheat than over the same period of the previous season (3457 KMT against 3070 KMT during July-September 2014/2015 MY). During this period, Kazakhstan increased its supply to virtually all wheat markets, except Azerbaijan. Kazakh wheat shipments to…

Azerbaijan: Indian company opens office

The office of the Indian trading company ‘Global Trading’ was registered in Azerbaijan. The legal representative of the new company is Namig Veysalov. The company was registered in the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan on June 6. Headquarters of the Global Trading company is in Delhi. The company deals with selling and production of paper,…

Russia: in October 2016 grain exports to drop

In October Russia will reduce the export volumes of grains to 3.7-3.8 million tons, as opposed to nearly 4 million tons expected in September and 3.5 million tons in October 2015, the Deputy Director of the strategic management department at Rusagrotrans CJSC Igor Pavensky reported. In particular, wheat will form 3-3.1 million tons from the…

Belarus: EBRD to help pre-privatize five enterprises

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has received an application from the Belarusian government with a request to provide pre-privatization services for five prominent enterprises, Francis Delaey, the EBRD’s Head of Office in Belarus, reported. The EBRD has received an inquiry from the Belarusian government with a request to assist in pre-privatizing five…