Russia: harvesting of grains and legumes

According to official data, by July 8, Russian farmers have threshed 2579 thousand ha (5.5%) of grains and legumes against 1777.5 thousand ha by the same date in 2015. 11221.5 KMT was harvested with average yield 4.35 MT/ha (in 2015 – 6698.4 KMT with 3.77 MT/ha). Wheat was threshed from 1670.3 thousand ha (6.1%), up…

Kazakhstan: starting wheat yields quite high

Crops harvesting started in Baydibek District of South Kazakhstan region. Total planted area reaches 31.824 thousand ha. 6.6 KMT of wheat have been already harvested from 3.54 thousand ha of planted area with average yields at 1.86 MT/ha. Productivity is quite high in the region. Average wheat yields reached 1.14-1.15 MT/ha in the country. The…

Russia: flag hoisting ceremony held at Severnaya Dvina

The flag of the Russian Federation has been raised onboard the TSHD Severnaya Dvina built to the order of FSUE Rosmorport, says the company. During the flag hoisting ceremony Rosmorport and Damen Shipyards Group signed the acceptance/delivery certificate. The event was attended by Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrei Lavrishchev, Arkhangelsk Region officials, representatives of…

Russia: throughput of port Azov up in H1 2016

In January-June the seaport of Azov handled 3,725,000 tons of cargo (up by 8.8% YoY), the port Harbour Master Vladimir Bragin said. Transshipment of grain climbed by 27.6% to 2.015 million tons. Transshipment of oil products declined by 7.7% to 1.172 million tons, of coal – by 28.4% to 209,000 tons. In January-March internal turnover…