Belarus: food exports up in January-April 2018

Belarus’ food exports rose by 9.3% YoY in January-April, Belarus’ Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats declared on the sidelines of the international agriculture expo Belagro 2018. “Belarus’ agriculture industry has shown positive dynamics during the period under review. Gross output increased by 3.5%. The production of milk went up by 80,000 tons, that of…

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Ukraine: Antonov responds to Russia’s plans to produce Ukrainian cargo aircraft under new brand

Antonov State Enterprise does not intend to resume cooperation with the Russian side for the production and modernization of An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft. “The question of the resumption by the specialists of SE Antonov of mass production of An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft together with the Russian side is not on the table,” Antonov press service stated. On…

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Kazakhstan: peas lose Turkish market

Although the crop of peas in Kazakhstan increased substantially in 2017, their exports have started sinking. The reasons include both intensifying competition among exporters of this crop and weaker foreign demand. Kazakhstan exported some 20.2 thousand tons of peas in the first seven months of 2017-2018 (September-March), down 4-fold YoY. Turkey, which has been the…

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