Russia: grain export prices down

Russian export market was characterized by sufficient supply at the background of limited demand that determines trends of prices. Last week, downward trend in export prices was observed in the Russian grain market. In particular milling wheat price in deep-water ports decreased by $2-3 to $165-167/MT FOB under the pressure of global downward trends. The…

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Kazakhstan: linseed exports doubled

2009 may be considered as the beginning of active linseed production in Kazakhstan. Since that time Kazakhstan has been increasing linseed exports meeting the consistently high demand for this crop, including from the main importer – the European Union. At present, despite some reduction in oilseeds acreage, Kazakhstan competes in the global market, remaining among…

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Russia: in July 2016 grain exports to fall

In July, Turkey reduced the import volumes of grains, including grains of Russian origin, but the fall of supplies was not caused by political tensions in the country, the Deputy Director of the strategic management department at Rusagrotrans CJSC, Igor Pavensky declared. According to him, Turkey continues purchasing grains on foreign markets, despite domestic instability…

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Russia: coal exports via Rosterminalugol hit 9 million tons milestone in 2016

Throughput of Rosterminalugol in 2016 has reached 9 million tons year-to-date, the company’s press release says. The milestone ton was loaded on July 20. Rosterminalugol was established in 1996 to build and operate the coal terminal at Port of Ust-Luga. The company specializes in loading / unloading operations, freight forwarding services, building and maintenance of…

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Russia: grain handling capacity surplus gives ground for exports increase

Active development of Russian grain handling port capacities ensured record high exports in the 2015/2016 season. Current surplus of capacities, as well as projects for grain handling terminals expansion, provide a basis for further growth of grain export capacity. UkrAgroConsult estimates that over the past 10 years Russian grain handling seaports capacities increased by more…

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Azerbaijan: AZAL and Ural Airlines agree on Gabala-Moscow code-share

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and Russian Ural Airlines will start operating joint flights on Gabala-Moscow-Gabala route from July 31. According to the code-share agreement, flights of Ural Airlines on this airline will be operated under the codes of both airlines. Direct flights on Gabala-Moscow-Gabala route will be operated every week on Sundays. Departure from Domodedovo International…

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Russia to resume Burgas – Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project

Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project may be resumed in case of difficulties with navigation through the Black Sea straits, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian pipeline operator Nikolai Tokarev said. “We have just recently received a formal notice of they support prospects of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project. They are against winding-up a management company created for…

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Russia: court upholds decision on Louboutin action against perfumery suppliers

The Moscow Ninth Appellation Court upheld the decision under the lawsuit of designer Christian Louboutin against Russian perfumery suppliers. The Moscow Arbitration Court earlier ordered to collect over 24 million rubles ($375,445) for violation of trademark rights. “The decision of the Moscow Arbitration Court of April 22, should be left unchanged and appeals should not…

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Russia: inventors create mini-helicopter

Russian inventors from Aeromechanics Company unveil Micron gyrocopter. They’ve created what’s believed to be one of the smallest and lightest helicopters in the world. The invention weighs only 115 kilograms and can reach speeds of up to 120 kilometers per hour. The chopper can easily take off from any landing site with a 10-meter diameter.…

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Ukraine: grain stocks down

As of July 1, agricultural enterprises (excluding small-scale ones), and grain storage and processing enterprises of Ukraine stocked 7.032 million tons of grains (including 3.013 million tons of wheat, 2.178 million tons of corn, 1.512 million tons of barley, 46.5 thousand tons of rye), down by 839 thousand tons YoY, the State Statistics Service of…

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