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Pig products maintain high export potential

  • 4 Jul 08:57

Pig products maintain high export potential This was stated by the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Jambulat Hatuov at the 10th annual general meeting of the National Union of pig producers, which was held in Moscow. As it was noted during the event, at present the pig breeding industry in Russia is actively developing, being competitive and attractive for investors. Over the past 7 years, pig production has increased 1.5 times by 1.6 million tons. The positive trend continued this year: for 5 months, the production of pigs in live weight in agricultural organizations amounted to 1.73 million tons, which is 5.9% or 97 thousand tons more than in the same period of 2018. Dzhambulat Hatuov stressed that. Read more...

Tatarstan and Japan discussed prospects of agriculture cooperation

  • 20 Mar 10:35

Tatarstan and Japan discussed prospects of agriculture cooperation On March 12, a delegation from Japan headed by Hiroshi Miyazaki, the head of JFR Co., Ltd., visited Tatarstan. At the Palace of Farmers, the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan, Nikolay Titov, met with foreign guests. Representative of T.O World Food Japan, Kodo Nishi, authorized employee of T.O World Food and Okitsumo, Ulas Cedar, as well as the general director of the European division of Calpis’s feed additives Nobomitsu Akai also took part in the business meeting. Nikolay Titov acquainted the guests with the agro-industrial complex of the republic, drawing attention to the most topical areas for interaction. Read more...

Agricultural production declined by 0.6% in 2018

  • 5 Feb 10:12

Agricultural production declined by 0.6% in 2018 Agricultural production in Russia in 2018 decreased by 0.6% in comparable prices, as follows from the preliminary data of Rosstat. In actual prices, the issue of the agro-industrial complex amounted to 5.12 trillion rubles, which is 88 million rubles less than the 2017 figures. Thus, the decline was recorded for the first time since 2012, when the agricultural production index decreased by 4.8%. In 2016, growth was 4.8%; in 2017, according to updated data on the results of the agricultural census, - 3.1%. Negative dynamics was recorded due to crop production, which fell in comparable prices by 2.4%. As the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade explained. Read more...

The 'Made in Russia' export brand will be promoted

  • 17 Mar 11:27

The 'Made in Russia' export brand will be promoted IT technology, organic produce and health tourism could be the main beneficiaries of Russia's effort to foster its status as an exporter country, say experts and market players. A girl examines a T-shirt, a part of the Russian Olympic team uniform, GUM, Moscow. Source: Evgeny Biyatov/RIA Novosti Vnesheconombank and the Roscongress Foundation, which is responsible for organizing the country's main investment forums, agreed on the joint promotion of Russian exports under the "Made in Russia" brand. The agreement, reached during the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi on Feb. 27, provides for advertising, marketing, branding and communications. Read more...

Food import substitution turns out to be extremely profitable

  • 13 Feb 11:17

Food import substitution turns out to be extremely profitable Russia has saved $4 billion since it began substituting imported products in response to the imposition of food embargoes by the U.S. and EU, the Agriculture Ministry says. But is this enough to encourage the future growth of production? A worker harvests apples at Sady Predgorya farm , Novodmitrievskaya, Krasnodar Territory. Source: Vitaliy Timkiv/RIA Novosti "Domestic products have saved Russia almost $4 billion dollars. This is what we call import substitution, that is, Russian cheeses, sausages and other products that substitute for products that earlier were imported," said Russian Deputy Agriculture Minister Evgeny Gromyko at the opening. Read more...

Russia begins corn deliveries to southern Africa

  • 26 Jan 11:58

Russia begins corn deliveries to southern Africa Russia started deliveries of corn to southern African nations. The first delivery, totaling 3,500 tons, was sent to Senegal from the Novorossiysk seaport on the Black Sea,reportedthe website of the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Sanitary Control that is a division of Rosselkhoznadzor. Also, a corn shipment totaling 63,600 tons was sent to Vietnam. Russia began corn exports to Vietnam in November. According to the Russian Agriculture Ministry, corn yields in Russia. Read more...

Russia Shifts Focus From Oil To Agriculture

  • 16 Nov 06:55

Russia Shifts Focus From Oil To Agriculture Russia’s biggest industry has been oil productionhistorically, but the country appears to be trying to diversify that by putting more emphasis on agriculture. The former soviet state has been relying on the same tractors and silos for decades due to the apparent lack of opportunity for growth before 2013. With Russia’s increased production of wheat, farmers need to find alternative means of storage. As of this year, Russia has officially surpassed the United States in the exportation of wheat. Even though Russia has pulled ahead of the United States for wheat exports, the country’s farms are still years behind in regard to equipment. Equipment providers. Read more...

Can Russia repopulate its Far East with the offer of free land?

  • 8 Nov 10:13

Can Russia repopulate its Far East with the offer of free land? The government plans to tempt Russians with a complimentary hectare in one of the country’s most remote regions – but the initiative faces a number of problems that need to be solved if it is to become a success. Theoretically, there are about 600 million hectares in the Far East that can be ‚Ä®given away. Source: Lori / Legion media Have you ever dreamed of acquiring land for your personal needs without paying for it? Now many Russian citizens can realize this dream. The only condition is that the land in question will be in the Far East – about 4,000 miles from Moscow – and in a zone of uncertain prospects for agriculture. According to. Read more...

Russia-China agreement on grain hub calls for investing $1.1 bln

  • 27 Jun 12:13

Russia-China agreement on grain hub calls for investing $1.1 bln The memorandum to be signed on June 25 as part of President Vladimir Putin's visit. The project exceeds $1.1 billion. Source: Reuters "The amount of investment in equipment there will be about $85 million, and together with construction about $100 million," Deputy Agriculture Minister Sergei Levin said on the sidelines of a meeting of the Russian-Chinese intergovernmental commission for investment on June 24. The memorandum calls for establishing a major logistics corridor consisting of 30 facilities, including a grain terminal and 29 elevators in various parts of Russia to support shipments. The project is expected to be carried out in the. Read more...

Thai companies keen to invest in Russian Far East

  • 11 Nov 09:52

Thai companies keen to invest in Russian Far East Sombat Thiratrakoolchai, President of the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce (TRCC) talks to RBTH about the potential for bilateral trade and two-way investment between Russia and Thailand. Russia, Thailand planning to boost trade turnover from $5 billion to $10 billion by 2016. Source: Sergey Krasnouhov / RIA Novosti RBTH: When it comes to Russia-Thailand cooperation, what are the main challenges? The challenges at this point are the sluggish world economic outlook and the devaluation of the ruble due to low oil and gas prices. Tourist numbers from Russia to Thailand have fallen by half. I personally believe it will take few years to come back to a situation where. Read more...