Ukraine: logistic problems hit grain exports

Ukrainian 2016/2017 grain exports could be 7 million tons lower than originally expected due to logistical difficulties and some companies have already redirected shipments from Ukraine to other countries, traders said. Ukraine had planned to ship abroad around 41 million tons of grain in the 2016/2017 July-June season versus around 39 million tons a season…

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Belarus: food products popular in the CIS

Belarusian food products are in demand on all the markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Belarusian Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Minister Vladimir Koltovich reported. “Foreign partners like Belarusian products. Russians, Ukrainians and Kazakhs know that the Belarusian quality is high, and our products are welcome on all the CIS markets”, the minister stressed.…

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Bulgaria enjoys favorable weather conditions for competing autumn works

Late October and early November featured a temperature upturn in Bulgaria. The temperature increase against the background of sufficient topsoil moisture reserves caused winter crops to resume their active growth. Exceptions are some parts of South Bulgaria where soil moisture shortages hamper development of winter cereals and rape. Plants of winter wheat and barley seeded…

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Belarus interested in Polish fruit and vegetable processing technologies

Belarus is interested in assimilating Poland’s innovative technologies for processing fruit and vegetables. Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Vladimir Grakun made the statement during negotiations with a Polish delegation in Minsk on November 8. The meeting was held to discuss the development of bilateral cooperation. The official said that Belarusian companies took an interest…

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