Ukraine and Argentina are expected to establish cooperation in livestock farming, winegrowing and winemaking, scientific and technological development, as well as jointly create a logistics center and agrarian cooperatives.
Ukraine is planning to increase the number of enterprises licensed to export poultry meat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, arrange beef exports and expand the range of food exports.
ASTARTA Holding which is the member of Ukrainian Agrarian Cinfederation close to complete its sugar beet and sunflower sowing campaign
To date, almost 60% out of planned 47 thousand hectares have been sown with sugar beet and 30% out of 32 thousand hectares – with sunflower. The company plans to complete sowing of these crops in a few days and begin corn and soy sowing campaign.
Ukrainian agribusiness group Kernel is selling its last Russian asset, a 50% stake in the Taman grain terminal. Swiss commodities trader Glencore, which owns the other half of the terminal, is seen as the most likely buyer, national daily Kommersant reported on Friday.
Expecting record foodgrain production this crop year (July, 2016-June, 2017), the Centre imposed 10% import duty on wheat and tur or arhar dal (pigeon pea) with immediate effect — a move which is aimed at protecting interest of farmers as prices of pulses fell below the minimum support price (MSP) across key producing states.
Egypt, the world's largest buyer of wheat, has issued preliminary rejections on seven cargoes of the grain since introducing new import rules in January, prompting many traders to raise prices at state tenders, five traders told Reuters.
AvangardCo IPL, the largest exporter of eggs and egg products from Ukraine, will continue to export its products to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the European Union (EU), and to its other export regions which have not banned imports from Ukraine.
According to preliminary information from market participants, Ukrainian traders exported roughly 30 MMT of grain in the first eight months of the season (July-February).