Russia: grain export supplies from the seaports up in early September 2016

In August 29 – September 4, export volumes of grains from the Russian seaports reached 637.1 thousand tons, against 203.1 thousand tons shipped in the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments totaled 595.2 thousand tons, barley – 26.7 thousand tons, and peas – 15.2 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Belarus: farmers to sow 360 thousand ha of winter rapeseed

Belarus finished rapeseed sowing for 2017 harvest. According to Belarus AgMin farmers will increase rapeseed sowing area to 360 thousand ha. As of August 31, sowing has been carried out at 332.1 thousand ha or 92.3% from the total sowing area. Last year sowing area of rapeseed 264 totaled thousand ha. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Armenia: pork imports from Ukraine banned

Armenia has banned imports of pigs and pork from Ukraine, the Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation reports. “The ban on imports implied to pigs and pork, as well as the whole genetic materials of livestock: bristles, intestinal materials, leather, various raw materials, and pork products as well as hunting trophies”, reads the report. In addition, Armenia imposed…


Ukraine: Ministry of Economy to recruit CEOs for Boryspil airport, Elektrovazhmash, Ukrkhimtransamiak and Mariupol seaport

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) of Ukraine opens competitive selection for CEO positions at state-owned companies Ukrkhimtransamiak (operator of ammonia pipeline), Elektrovazhmash (electric machinery producer), Mariupol Commercial Seaport and Boryspil International Airport. The ministry has invited reputable recruiting agencies to help find top-class managers with an impeccable reputation and successful track record…