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The export of oil by fast trains will be arranged in the Omsk region

The export of oil by fast trains will be arranged in the Omsk region

The development of a fast container train with rapeseed unrefined oil in innovative packaging is close to completion in the region, as follows from a message on the government portal of the Omsk region. The first train with product from the local oil extraction plant will consist of 88 containers with almost two thousand tons…

Supplies of Confectionery to Foreign Markets are Increasing

Supplies of Confectionery to Foreign Markets are Increasing

The Russian confectionery industry has become one of the undisputed leaders in exports. As follows from the material of News.ru with reference to the data of the branch industrial association, confectionery products occupy the fourth line in the list of the Russian agro-industrial complex exports. For five months of this year, the export of confectionery…

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…

Africa sees its fleet of “white” trucks from Russia expand

Africa sees its fleet of “white” trucks from Russia expand

KAMAZ is taking an active part in the second stage of revamping the UN World Food Programme’s global fleet of trucks. The automaker’s press center reports that deliveries of white trucks from Russia are planned for Uganda and Ghana, which will receive 53 and 22 units, respectively. As part of Russia’s humanitarian aid, a large…

Russia Started Supplying Malt Drinks to Congo

Russia Started Supplying Malt Drinks to Congo

Baltika Breweries has started exporting its products to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the company’s press service, Baltika Breweries is developing the market starting from Kinshasa, the country’s capital with a population of about 15 million. The non-alcoholic Baltika 0 Grain drink will soon be on sale in several popular chains and in…

Russian Sugar Supplies Abroad Have Grown Immensely

Russian Sugar Supplies Abroad Have Grown Immensely

For six months, the export of sugar has grown 66 times in size when compared with the same period of the previous year – up to 115.4 thousand tons in absolute terms, reports the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia quoting data from the Federal Customs Service. Previously, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev stated that Russia is rated among the world’s…

Chilled halal mutton is now being supplied to Iran

Chilled halal mutton is now being supplied to Iran

Rosselkhoznadzor reports that the first shipment of chilled mutton has been delivered from Russia to Iran. In accordance with Iran’s requirements, the sheep are slaughtered under the supervision of veterinary professionals from a competent agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as representatives from a specialized Halal certification authority. In March, Rosselkhoznadzor and the…

Sunflower oil export breaks the records

Sunflower oil export breaks the records

Citing the prognosis of the analytical company ProZerno, Agroinvestor reports that the export volume of sunflower oil will reach record 1.75 million tonnes by the end of the agricultural year. The previous highest rate was recorded in the 2013–2014 season, when 1.66 million tonnes of this product were delivered to foreign markets. According to the…

Food Products Have Huge Export Potential

Food Products Have Huge Export Potential

Russian farmers are increasing the areas under cultivation and upgrading their production facilities with the view to a further increase in the products they supply, including to external markets. As the director of the department of plant cultivation, mechanisation, chemisation and protection of plants of the Ministry of Agriculture, Peter Chekmarev said in his interview, a…

Russia may take up to 15 percent of the global market of eco-products

Russia may take up to 15 percent of the global market of eco-products

The Russian Federation has the highest rates of growth of the organic farming in the world, minister of agriculture Alexander Tkachev, quoted by the ministry’s press-service, has stated. The minister has stated that in the future Russia may take up to 10–15 percent of the global market of organic products. Currently, its volume already exceeds…

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