Azerbaijan: sweet cherries reach Nigerian market

Azerbaijan strives to increase agricultural production not only to meet local demand, but also to get broader access to foreign markets. In this regard, the country strengthens its efforts to support the activities of people engaged in agricultural production. To this end, Azerbaijan established the State Agro Trade Company under the Ministry of Agriculture last…

Georgia: winery announced winner of EU prize

The Georgian wine company Shilda was awarded the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership countries at an award ceremony in Brussels. Founded in 2014, the Shilda winery is located in Kakheti, the main area of wine growing in Georgia. Taking part in the Caucasus Energy Efficiency Program (Energycredit Georgia), supported by the European…

Ukraine: sugar exports up in May 2019

In May Ukrainian producers exported more than 40,000 tons of sugar, up by 30% YoY. Azerbaijan remained the main importer of Ukrainian sugar in May (29% of all deliveries). Significant volumes were shipped to Turkey and Tajikistan – 17% and 16% respectively. At the same time, 378,200 tons of sugar were exported in September through…

Kazakhstan: flour exports down in MY 2018-2019

Kazakhstan exported 1.2 million tons of flour in September-March 2018-2019, down by 21% YoY and the lowest volume in three years. Afghanistan is the biggest importer with its market share reaching 67%. Growth in exports is registered to China (+272%) and Tajikistan (+59%). A decrease in shipments is observed to Afghanistan (-20%), Uzbekistan (-33%) and…

Ukraine: poultry exports up in January-April 2019

The Ukrainian Food Export Board (UFEB) said farmers in January-Apri boosted poultry meat exports by 40% YoY, to 135,800 tons worth $199.2 million. Major buyers of Ukrainian poultry meat were Saudi Arabia (shipments worth $54.7 million) with a 27.4% share in the total export structure, the Netherlands ($33.1 million, 16.6%), and Slovakia ($20 million, 10%).…

Azerbaijan: hazelnut exports up in Q1 2019

Azerbaijan exported 7,060 tons of hazelnuts worth $38.37 million in the first quarter of 2019. Compared to the same period last year, exports in quantitative terms increased by 57.3%, and in value – by 61.8%. The major importers of local hazelnut were Russia, Italy and Germany. In particular, in January-March as many as 3,213 tons…

Ukraine: milk and dairy products to be exported to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine. The country’s regulator has approved veterinary certificates for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ukrainian agency’s…

Uzbekistan: joint dairy set up with Belarus

The joint Belarus-Uzbekistan dairy company Zdravushka Tashkent has been registered in Tashkent region, the Belarusian embassy in Uzbekistan reported. On Belarus’ behalf, the company was founded by Zdravushka Milk. “The joint project envisages the construction and equipment of a dairy farm for 1,000 head and a dairy plant with the total capacity of up to…