Kazakhstan to decrease wheat harvest

According to forecasts of the US Department of Agriculture, in the new season the harvest volumes of wheat in Kazakhstan will decrease by 13% YoY, to 13 million tons. Domestic consumption of wheat will keep at the current season level – 6.9 million tons. A decline in wheat usage for seeds will compensate for growing…

Ukraine: USA becomes major importer of honey

Since the beginning of 2017, Ukraine has sent most of its honey exports to the United States, totaling $12.6 million, the press service of the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry reports. “The United States has been the major importer of Ukrainian honey during the period. The export deliveries of honey to this country came…

Belarus: beer imports down

Belarus has reduced beer imports 5-fold in the past two years, Chairman of Belgospishcheprom Concern Alexander Zabello said. “I cannot say that the domestic brewing industry makes no headway. Yes, the sales are shrinking a bit, but we do not have a 10-15% slump as the neighboring countries are registering. Beer exports have reduced 5-fold…

Tajikistan to reduce wheat imports

According to forecasts of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in the following season (June-July) Tajikistan will import 1 million tons of wheat, which is below the annual average level for the country. In February-March the weather conditions in the agricultural regions of Tajikistan were favorable for development of winter crops. Precipitation was higher…