The volume of supplies of greenhouse vegetables from Turkey to the Russian market at the beginning of 2020 amounted to 29.3 thousand tons, or $ 28 million in monetary terms. [...]
India’s blockade, launched in March to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, led to a sharp drop in fruit and vegetable exports from the country. [...]
Rosselkhoznadzor thanks to the Mercury system since the beginning of 2020 has identified 983 phantom sites
Territorial departments of the Rosselkhoznadzor regularly monitor the design of electronic veterinary accompanying documents (EMDS) for products of animal origin in the Mercury system. [...]
This was told by the president of the Association of Importers of Fruits and Vegetables Irina Kapitanova, during the webinar of the LOTPP Committee on Logistics and Foreign Economic Activities, dedicated to electronic document management. [...]
A round table discussion was held in the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the issues of classification and the country of origin of goods. The event was organized by the LOTPP Committee on Logistics and Foreign Economic Activities. [...]
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation plans to increase the list of critical imports
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation plans to increase the list of critical import goods, the press service of the ministry said following a working meeting of members of the Council on Agro-Industrial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Union. [...]
The Eurasian Economic Union simplified the requirements for the transportation of food and non-food products. [...]
In Uzbekistan, the Presidential Decree "On Additional Measures for Specializing the Regions of the Republic in Agricultural Production" was adopted. According to the document, 55 regions of the country will initially be specialized in the cultivation of fruits and vegetables. [...]
Rosstat in April 2020 recorded a change in prices for individual fruits and vegetables. This was reported by the FruitNews Internet portal based on the materials of the FAS and Rosstat press service. [...]
The largest players in the global fruit and vegetable market have changed their behavior strategy in connection with the spread of coronavirus. It is reported by FruitNews. [...]
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko considers it necessary to preserve the transport transit corridor through the Russian Federation to the EAEU countries for the period of the pandemic. [...]
South Africa's citrus exports in 2020 will increase by 13% compared to last year to 143.3 million boxes or 2.2 million tons. It is reported by the FruitNews online portal.
It is specified that in 2019, suppliers shipped 126.7 million boxes or 1.9 million tons worth $ 1.2 billion to foreign markets. The growth in exports was mainly due to the expansion of industrial gardens and rains in production regions.
Valencia oranges (35%) make up the majority of the crop, followed by Navel oranges (19%), lemons (19%), tangerines (16%) and grapefruits (12%). Moreover, the highest growth is expected in the category of tangerines and lemons.
Mandarin production will increase by a total of 28%. In particular, in the Boland region, volumes will grow by 12% compared to last year's crop. Exponential growth is also expected in the northern regions of Burgersfort, Senves and Hoedspruit.
The harvest of lemons in the Sunday Valley will exceed production in 2019 by 18% and amount to 12 million boxes or 180 thousand tons. In the northern regions of Mbombela and Burgersfort, the yield will increase by 40% -55%.
Although industry participants were confident that the 2020 season would be successful, circumstances that were completely independent of manufacturers could affect the export situation. This includes, among other things, the spread of coronavirus (Covid 2019), and the impact of the pandemic on global logistics. Soon, export recovery to China is expected.
South African suppliers are worried about the situation in the EU, where there may be a decrease in demand and container shortages by the start of the export season in May. Another possible threat is outdated infrastructure and staff shortages in ports. The Association of Citrus Producers of South Africa (CGA) is actively cooperating with the transport company Transnet, whose representatives have taken measures to improve the workflow, including the purchase of equipment for the ports of Elizabeth and Durban. [...]
The Rosselkhoznadzor simplifies the procedure for processing batches of animal and vegetable products imported into Russia
Due to the global epidemiological situation, the cancellation of some flights, as well as the suspension of international courier services, [...]
The green corridor has been introduced for the supply of essential goods to Russia since Friday, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, opening a government meeting on Thursday. [...]