Russian Forum for Industrial Biotechnology & the Biobased Economy "Graintek-2016"
VIII Russian Forum for Industrial Biotechnology & the Biobased Economy "Graintek-2016" will be held on November 9-10, 2016 in the Azimut Olympic Hotel in Moscow, Russia.
Technical Workshop "GrainExpert" for technical specialists of grain processing & fermentation plants will be held on November 11, 2016.
Grain processing (wet mill) industrial site visit will be organized on November 8, 2016 (tbd).
Staple food prices rose in August even as grain prices fell and the outlook for global cereal production improved. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 165.6 points in August, up 1.9% from July and almost 7% from a year earlier. The monthly jump was mostly driven by cheese and palm oil quotations, while those for wheat, maize and rice all fell.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has made changes to the structure of its central administration unit, abolishing the agricultural and food market regulation, food and processing industry and creating two separate divisions.
By 2025, Russia expects to increase grain production to 130 million tonnes, ramping up output by nearly one-third compared to 2015, according to Russian Agricultural Minister Alexander Tkachev.
Moscow-The Russian government decided to meet the demands of the National Union of Grain Producers regarding the abolition of fees on wheat exports.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Friday the government had decided to waive the duty on wheat exports for two years.
Milling wheat price reduction was observed in Russian export market. Last week prices for milling wheat with 12.5% and 11.5% protein decreased by USD 1-2 to USD 171-172/MT FOB and USD 165-167/MT FOB in Novorossiysk port, respectively, for delivery in September.
Russia is facing a lack of grain storage as it remains on track to produce the largest cereals crop in post-Soviet history, the head of Russia's Grain Union, a non-government farmers' lobby group, said on Tuesday. Arkady Zlochevsky, the head of the union, told a briefing in Moscow he expected a grain crop in a range of 114-118 million tonnes, including 69.5 million tonnes of wheat.