Ukraine: EU cuts wheat imports

The European Union, which ranked second in Ukraine’s wheat export structure in the 2015/2016 marketing year, imported 450 thousand tons of the Ukrainian wheat in 2016, down 3-fold YoY. According to official figures, Ukraine’s wheat exports came to 1,382.7 thousand tons in November 2016, comparable to the amount recorded for the same period last year…

Ukraine: Nibulon agricultural output up in 2016

In 2016 Nibulon increased its agricultural production volumes by 10% YoY, to 340 thousand tons, the press-service of the company declared. According to the Deputy General Director of agricultural production Kostiantyn Khmelnytskyi, early spring crops vegetation, prolonged spring with low air temperatures, rains at the end of spring and in the first half of summer,…

Belarus: margarine output up in October 2016

According to the National Statistics Committee of the Republic of Belarus, output of margarine and similar food products increased to 1.5 KMT in October from 1.3 KMT in September. Margarine production in the ten months of 2016 (January-October) amounted to 13.1 KMT. Belarusian production of mayonnaises and other emulsified sauces fell to 1.6 KMT in…

Moldova: Cricova winery assets to be assessed

A special commission to assess and re-demarcate the cultural and national heritage sites of the Cricova winery has been created. The commission is headed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Vasile Luca. Its members are to re-demarcate the galleries, underground vaults, including tasting rooms, and adjoining areas of the Cricova quarry and take…