South American analytical Agency Safras&Mercado raised its estimate of soybean production in current season to another record high of 115.6 million tonnes (+1.2% last year; +1.7 million tonnes to the previous rating)
The European Commission has doubts about the need for the construction of a fence along the Eastern border of Poland. The fence would be to protect the country from African swine fever, but officials from Brussels believe that the effectiveness of the above decision would be negligible.
State purchasing agent-Egypt's GASC on Wednesday, 21 February 2018, said that he had bought at the tender 120 000 tonnes of wheat
Chinese authorities have simplified the rules for registration of biopesticides. It will be a stimulus for the transition from synthetic means of plant protection to the biological, writes www.agroxxi.ru
Russian producers are interested in exporting meat and dairy products in Thailand
Cairo imported in 2017 food products $1,739 billion, which is almost 44% more than the year before
Rosselkhoznadzor lifted restrictions on the import of birds and eggs from the United States and Canada.
The Rosselkhoznadzor 20 Feb lifted restrictions on the import into Russia of live poultry, hatching eggs and poultry meat from the United States and Canada, according to the materials of the Department.
In New Zealand kicked off the harvest season of apples of early varieties, while local growers are very optimistic about the new season, reports "APK-inform: vegetables and fruits" with a link to the website FreshPlaza
Brewing company "Baltika" (part of the Danish Carlsberg Group) has begun exporting non-alcoholic malt drink (brand "Baltika 0") in Qatar.
The head of the Republic Alexei Orlov said that Italian businessmen intend to make Gorodovikovsk area of fruit garden where you plan to grow apples and pears.
The Novgorod authorities have invited Finnish companies to participate in projects on fish breeding.
To date, the region has already implemented the project on trout and construction of feed mill for aquaculture, which involved the Finnish company "AII Corporation OY".
According to analysts of Oil World, world production of sunflower seeds in 2017/18 MG can reach 48.52 million tons, which is inferior to the result of the previous season (49,94 million tons)
The government of Egypt will establish procurement price of wheat in March, a month before the beginning of the harvest, said the Ministry of agriculture of the country
Russian companies got the right to supply agricultural products to Kuwait, the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor
The government of India considering raising import duties on imported plant oil virtually to the level of prohibitive tariffs on world trade organization standards, reports Business Standard
20-22 February 2018 group of companies Russian export center in collaboration with the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation will hold a business mission to the Kingdom of Thailand (Bangkok), whose main task is the establishment of bilateral cooperation and development of trade-economic relations between the two countries.
Excited German farmers follow the spread of African swine fever in Eastern Europe. Now, their concern was amplified by the fact that the supermarket chain "Lidl" (Lidl) began to offer meat products from Poland.
The delegation of politicians from Benin (Africa) discussed with the leadership of the Ministry of agriculture of the possible mechanisms for cooperation between the agrarian enterprises of the Republic. This at a press conference in the multimedia press center MIA "Russia today" in Simferopol, reported the official representative of the Fund "Peacemaker" in Africa, the mayor of the city of Abomey-Calavi Georges Bud.
Goods sent by rail, connecting Linyi and Minsk.
In 2017 in the Asian part of Turkey sowing of wheat lagged somewhat from the traditional time due to dry weather conditions last autumn, which in turn contributed to a reduction in acreage compared to the initially planned figure