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Russia Is the World’s Second-Largest Cheese Importer

Russia Is the World’s Second-Largest Cheese Importer

According to the new report of the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (FAS USDA), the volume of cheese import to Russia will increase from last year’s 263,000 tonnes to 275,000 tonnes this year. As for the coming year, Russia is going to import 290,000 tonnes of cheese. According to the FAS…

Ecuador Expects to Retain the Scope of Banana Supply to Russia

Ecuador Expects to Retain the Scope of Banana Supply to Russia

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Ecuador seeks to continue banana export to Russia and plans to keep at least the current level of supply, comments Agrocalidad, the official Agriculture Quality Assurance Agency of the republic. Ecuador is said to comply with the international standards for phytosanitary measures supervision for all the 78 banana…

Import of food is still higher than export

Import of food is still higher than export

From January of the current year and until the beginning of December, export of Russian agricultural products amounted to USD 22.4, reports the Agriculture Analysis Centre, quoting FCS data. The value of food import is still higher, reaching USD 26.34 bln. The main import item are citruses, of which 1.4 mln tonnes were supplied, for…

Russia to Maintain World Leadership In Apple Imports

Russia to Maintain World Leadership In Apple Imports

In the 2019/2020 agricultural season, the Russian Federation will remain the world’s largest importer of apples, as follows from yet another forecast report by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. According to FAS USDA, our country will purchase 710,000 tonnes of apples abroad, which is almost 80,000 tonnes less than last season. The gross harvest of…

Imports of Cucumbers and Tomatoes Tend to Grow

Imports of Cucumbers and Tomatoes Tend to Grow

Despite the development of new hothouse technologies, our country is increasing the import of cucumbers and tomatoes, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports with reference to Association “Greenhouses of Russia”. While in 2016 the import of tomatoes amounted to 464 thousand tons and the import of cucumbers – 116 thousand tons, last year these figures increased to 577…

Cattle imports in Russia are up 53 percent over four years

Cattle imports in Russia are up 53 percent over four years

Since Russia imposed the groceries embargo in 2014, imports of cattle into the country have gone up by more than half, or 53 percent, according to Milknews. While five years ago Russia was importing some 74,600 head of cattle per year, last year almost 115 thousand head of cattle was imported. In money terms imports…

Chemical and Agro-industrial Products Prevail in Imports from India

Chemical and Agro-industrial Products Prevail in Imports from India

Chemical products comprised the largest share of imports from India to Russia last year – 30.64% of the total volume, according to an article in Kommersant, citing the data of the Russian Federal Customs Service. Agricultural goods and food take second place, with 25.26%. Other massively imported goods from India include cars, equipment, and means…

Russian Seeders Are in Demand in the International Market

Russian Seeders Are in Demand in the International Market

The press center of the Ministry of Industry and Trade reports that the Samara-based Eurotechnika machine builder is actively increasing export supplies (the Ministry provides comprehensive support to the enterprise). The DMC Primera pneumatic high-performance seeder and the Citan pneumatic seeder have recently been in high demand abroad. ISOBUS technology in agriculture has had a…

Mongolia sees hundreds of pieces of agricultural equipment delivered in the past two years

Mongolia sees hundreds of pieces of agricultural equipment delivered in the past two years

In 2017-2018, two projects were implemented that involved supplying agricultural equipment to Mongolia, notes a memo from the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the results of a round table held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia to discuss the Russian-Mongolian Initiative in the agricultural industry. In total, Russia exported some 450 pieces of agricultural equipment to…

Iran becomes the largest importer of Russian oil

Iran becomes the largest importer of Russian oil

Since the start of last year’s agricultural season, from July of last year through this February, Russia exported 573,000 tons of sunflower oil to Iran, making it the largest importer of this product, Kommersant reports, citing the SovEcon analytical center. The second-largest importer of Russian sunflower oil this year is Turkey, which purchased some 145,000…

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