Tajikistan: Russian companies fail to implement a number of agreements with agrarians

Russian companies that have concluded agreements with Tajik agrarians on purchasing potatoes and onions have failed to fulfill their obligations on those agreements, Tajik Minister of Agriculture Sattor Izatullo said. According to him, Russian companies concluded agreements with Tajik onion and potato producers at the beginning of the year but later changed their mind. “I…



Kazakhstan: oilseed stocks total 260 thousand tons

As of July 1, the registered carry-over stocks of oilseeds in Kazakhstan totaled 260.465 thousand tons, including 21.298 thousand tons in farming households, the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan reported. In particular, sunflower seed stocks totaled 104 thousand tons, flaxseed – 84.3 thousand tons, soybeans – 30.821…

Russia: agricultural production up in H1 2016

In January-June the volume of agricultural commodities production in Russia totaled 1.554 trillion RUR in current prices, an increase of 2.6% compared with the same period last year, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) declared. At the same time, in June the growth of production in the agricultural sector reached the level of 2.1% compared…

Russia: grain exports to break a new record

In 2016/2017 MY, the export volumes of Russian grains will exceed 36.1 million tons, which will become a new historical record for the country, the General Director at LLC ProZerno Vladimir Petrychenko declared. As a reminder, in 2015/2016 MY the export volumes reached 34.6 million tons of grains. Therefore, Russian wheat can keep its leading…

Uzbekistan: Chinese company to create food hub

Xinjiang Silu Changlong Investment Co., Ltd (China) is planning to create a food transport-logistic center in Bukhara region of Uzbekistan. Currently, the Chinese company is developing the project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy of Uzbekistan. Within the project, it is planned to create a modern logistics center, two plants for processing of fruits…

Kyrgyzstan: basic foods price up

Basic foods grew in price in Kyrgyzstan, the Ministry of Economy reported. Bread has risen in price by 0.19 soms (1.05%), rice – by 1.77 soms (2.33%), beef – by 0.92 soms (0.33%), sugar – by 1.54 som (2.94%), vegetable oil – by 0.19 soms (0.21%), potatoes – by 4.93 som (34.71%), beans – by…