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Ministry of Agriculture of Russia changes structure

25.09.2016 11:08:37

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.

Russia looks to boost grain production

25.09.2016 11:04:08

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.

Russian Government Frees Grain Exporters from Taxes

13.09.2016 08:11:05

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.

World market continued pressuring Russian wheat prices

13.09.2016 08:10:00

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 faces lack of grain storage as record crop looms

13.09.2016 08:08:17

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.

USDA: Russia to become world's largest wheat exporter

13.09.2016 08:07:17

The USDA raised Russia's production forecast on "excellent growing conditions throughout the country and harvest reports showing very high yields."
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. - Russia is expected to be the world's largest exporter of wheat in 2016-17, which, if realized, would mark the first time the nation has achieved the feat.

Bumper Russian wheat harvest to hit Australian farmers

13.09.2016 02:14:22

Russia has become the world's biggest exporter of wheat, knocking Australia out of global top three ranking and posing a serious threat to the future of Australia's $12 billion grain industry.

Evonik's new lysine plant goes on stream in Brazil

28.07.2016 09:45:21

Evonik's new L-lysine production site in the Brazilian state of Parana is now operational, bringing an additional 80,000 metric tons (Mt) of capacity.
"The new [Biolys] plant in Castro is our first amino acid plant in Latin America. We will target the [pig and poultry] markets in Latin America in general and in Brazil in particular," said a spokesperson for the German group.

Russia is going to harvest some 106 million metric tons of grain in 2016, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Wednesday.

25.05.2016 14:01:16

"We are planning to harvest around 106 million tonnes thus year with favorable weather conditions," Tkachev said at a meeting with ministry's high-ranking officials.

Russian grain exports up 13% by May 18 - Agriculture Ministry

25.05.2016 14:00:28

Russia exported 31.861 million tonnes of grain over the period from July 1, 2015 to May 18, 2016, a 12.8% rise as compared with the same period the season before (28.251 million tonnes), the Russian Agriculture Ministry has said, citing the Federal Customs Service's data.
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