Ukraine: winter grains condition best in the past three years

The weather conditions in the first half of November promoted active formation of the secondary system in winter wheat with different plant development degrees (one to four tillers per plant). This is vital for underdeveloped plantings. Important physiological and biochemical processes are underway in winter crop plants in such weather conditions. Low above-zero temperatures facilitated…

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Kazakhstan: grain to enter Saudi Arabia market

Saudi Arabia intends to import Kazakhstani grain in case of cost-efficient logistics, Batyr Batyrshayev, Kazakhstan’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and concurrently to the Kingdom of Bahrain, said. Saudi Arabia annually spends about $22 billion on food imports. The kingdom is interested in Kazakhstani grain due to its high quality. However, high transport…

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Ukraine: social food prices hovering

In September strong public interest was aroused by the Cabinet’s decision to cancel state regulation of prices and mark-ups for socially sensitive goods. This pilot project started on October 1, for a three-month period until the beginning of 2017. The project is aimed at proving the expediency of Ukraine’s current price regulation under which price…

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Turkmenistan: Ashgabat preparing for global sustainable transport conference

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting on preparations for the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference to be held on November 26-27 in Ashgabat, the Turkmen government said in a message. He said that in modern conditions the cooperation in the transportation and communications sector gained special importance as an essential factor of global…

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Kazakhstan: 5.2 million tons of grains exported in January-September 2016

In January-September Kazakhstan exported 5.2 million tons of grains including flour in grain equivalent, the expert of the department of plant growing products growing and processing at the Ministry of Agriculture Sagintay Zhumazhanov declared. In 2015 Kazakhstan supplied 7 million tons of grains and flour to foreign countries. The list of traditional importers of Kazakh…

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Turkmenistan committed to broad co-operation in Caspian region

Turkmenistan is committed to constructive cooperation in the Caspian Sea region, the Turkmen government said quoting the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The head of state noted the importance of consolidating efforts to work out balanced decisions on the Caspian Sea issues, including those related to the strengthening of the legal and contractual basis designed to…

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Turkmenistan and Latvia to hold business talks in Riga

The next meeting of the Turkmenistan-Latvia intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial, scientific and technical cooperation will be held in Riga, the Turkmen government said in a message. During the meeting it is planned to discuss the opportunities of expanding the cooperation in transportation and communication sector, in the spheres of agriculture, construction, healthcare, as well…

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Uzbekistan: Tashkent and Ankara to work out co-operation roadmap

The Uzbek Acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the development of a “roadmap” for expanding the Turkey-Uzbekistan cooperation during the talks in Samarkand on November 18. The two leaders discussed the prospects of the Uzbekistan-Turkey cooperation development and exchanged views on the important regional and international issues. Shavkat Mirziyoyev and…

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