Belarus: 1 million tons of grain harvested

Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tons of grain, the Agriculture and Food Ministry said. As of July 25, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 1.1 million tons. Gomel Oblast harvested 383,600 tons, Brest Oblast – 296,700 tons. Minsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast harvested 259,900 and 72,900 tons respectively. The harvest of Grodno Oblast agrarians reached…


Ukraine: wheat qualitative indices to go up

The ratio between milling wheat and feed wheat in the grain production structure for the harvest-2016 in Ukraine is estimated at 55% and 45% respectively, which exceeds the similar indices of 2015, the State Enterprise State Research and Information Center for Monitoring International Commodity Markets (Derzhzovnishinform) declared. According to market operators, in 2015 the ratio…


Ukraine interested in Chinese investments

Ukraine is interested in strengthening cooperation with China, particularly in attracting Chinese investment and broad access of the Ukrainian goods and technologies to the Chinese market. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing Hennady Zubko said this during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Ukraine Du Wei, the…


Ukraine: 68.4% of rapeseed harvested

By July 21, Ukrainian farmers had threshed 312.0 thousand ha of rapeseed, which was 68.4% of the plan (456 thousand ha). 805 KMT was harvested with average productivity of 2.58 MT/ha. Despite the fact that harvesting progress is behind the last year`s pace, productivity is higher. By the same date in 2015 nearly 414 thousand…


Ukraine: grain exports from seaports set new record

In the 2015/2016 season Ukrainian seaports set a new grain exports record, surpassing the previous one by nearly 10%.

Grain shipments from Ukrainian seaports reached 37.9 MMT, up by 9.5% more than in the previous record year (34.6 MMT). (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Nika-Tera transshipment in H1 2016

In January-June the seaport Nika-Tera (Mykolaiv, part of Group DF) shipped 669.5 thousand tons of grain cargoes, which is nearly 46.94% of the general cargo turnover (1.42 million tons), the press-service of the company declared. Also, the terminal shipped 236.7 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers (16.6%). In June, Nika-Tera transshipped 291.7 thousand tons of cargoes.…


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…


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…


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…