30 Sep, 2020
Russia will be producing 17.4 million tons of sunflower by 2024
First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov visited the Samara region. Together with the regional Governor Dmitry Azarov, he acquainted with the oilseeds production and held a meeting on sunflower cultivation.
24 Sep, 2020
Soybean oil exports increased by 21% in 2020
In the first eight months of 2020, Russia delivered 444 thousand tons of soybean oil to foreign markets in the amount of 319 million dollars. That is 21% higher than last year during the same period. In the 2016-2019, soybean oil exports increased by 30%.
21 Sep, 2020
The G20 Agriculture and Water Ministers discussed global food security issues
On September 12, The G20 Agriculture and Water Ministers held a meeting via video conference. Further steps of cooperation in the field of agriculture and water resources management development were discussed, including COVID-19 influence on the world agro-industrial complex. The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev presented Russia at the meeting. He stated that the G20 platform has demonstrated its effectiveness in overcoming global challenges repeatedly, and Russia is eager to make the maximum contribution to the overall work.
18 Sep, 2020
Russian sunflower oil can take a leading position in the Chinese and Indian markets by 2024
Russian sunflower oil can take a leading position in the Chinese and Indian markets by 2024. This was stated by Deputy Minister of agriculture Sergey Levin at the strategic session "Export of Russian fat and oil products to India and China: a strategy for success" organized by the Federal center for export development of agricultural products of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia ("AgroExport") together with Oil-and-Fat Union of Russia.
15 Sep, 2020
Cheese exports increased by 12% in the first half of 2020
In the first half of 2020, cheese and cottage cheese exports increased by 12% compared to the same period last year. In total, Russia has delivered abroad more than 13 thousand tons of this product type for the amount of 43 million dollars.
15 Sep, 2020
The final Board meeting was held in the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia
On September 2, the final Board meeting was held in the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia. The meeting was dedicated to the results of the Ministry's activities in 2019 and strategic tasks for 2020. The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Victoria Abramchenko, Minister of agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, representatives of both chambers of the Federal Assembly, heads of subjects and regional agribusiness management bodies, Federal authorities and regulatory agencies, unions and associations, scientific and banking communities and public organizations.
8 Sep, 2020
Flour confectionery products exports increased by 5.9% in the first half of the year
Flour confectionery products exports in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year increased by 5.9% to 203 million dollars.
7 Sep, 2020
35 Russian organic producers have received Certificates of Conformity during 2020
Since the beginning of 2020, information about 35 Russian enterprises has been included in the organic producers unified state register, that is maintained on the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia. Manufacturers have received certificates confirming their compliance with the law on organic products.
28 Aug, 2020
Closed ground vegetable production increased by 19.5%
According to recent data of regional agribusiness management bodies, as of 18 August 2020, 898.4 thousand tons of vegetables were harvested in winter greenhouses. That is 19.5% higher than last year during the same period (752 thousand tons). The cucumber harvest amounted to 563.03 thousand tons (+20%) and tomato harvest totaled 320.5 thousand tons (+19%). Taking into account the spring greenhouses, 931 thousand tons of vegetables were harvested in the protected ground during the period.
27 Aug, 2020
Exports of agricultural products in the first half of the year increased by 18% and exceeded 13 billion dollars
"According to the data for the first half of 2020, taking into account fooddata for the EEU countries, Russia has delivered agricultural products to foreign markets with a total value of more than 13 billion dollars. These results are 2 billion dollars or 18% higher than during the same period last year," Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko said.
26 Aug, 2020
Dmitry Patrushev launched the unique passage of STS "Sedov" on the Northern sea route
On August 19, the training sailing barque of Rosrybolovstvo "Sedov" departed Vladivostok for an expedition along the Northern sea route to its home port in Kaliningrad. As the Minister of agriculture Dmitry Patrushev noted in his welcome speech, a barque of such class traveling across the Arctic seas is a unique and unprecedented event. The expedition has a great symbolic significance and is aimed at raising global awareness to the issue of rational and careful development of the Arctic. Also it is intended to demonstrate the transporting potential of the shortest route between the East and the West.
19 Aug, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia is preparing an offer to extend the State program “Integrated Development of Rural Areas” until 2030
On 14 August, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev undertook a working visit to the Udmurt Republic. The focus of the visit was the implementation of the State program “Integrated Development of Rural Areas” that was launched in 2020.
17 Aug, 2020
Berry production in Russia increased by 35%
According to recent data of regional Ministries of Agriculture, as of 4 August 2020, the berry production amounted to 10.8 thousand tons in agricultural organizations and peasant farms, including individual entrepreneurs. That is 35% higher than last year during the same period (8 thousand tons).
6 Aug, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia recaps the six years counter embargo
The Ministry has summed up the six-year results of the food counter embargo introduced by the Presidential Decree No. 560 as of August 6, 2014 "On Application of Certain Special Economic Measures to Ensure the Security of the Russian Federation".
5 Aug, 2020
Russian poultry supplies to China increased sevenfold
Since the beginning of 2020, the Russian exports of poultry meat to China has reached $160.4 million in money terms. At present, China accounts for 67% of these products shipped from Russia.
31 Jul, 2020
Dmitry Patrushev urges the regions of the Far Eastern and Northwestern Federal Districts to diversify agriexports
On July 30, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev discussed the current status and the progress of activities aimed at achieving the targets of the federal project "Export of agricultural products" with the officials of the Far Eastern and Northwestern Federal Districts. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Kamchatka, Primorsky and Khabarovsk Terrritories, Sakhalin, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions.
28 Jul, 2020
Dmitry Patrushev discussed the agriexport "points of growth" with key agricultural and commodity distributing regions
The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev held a regular meeting with the Russian Federation constituent entities on the prospects for achieving the regional target indicators of the federal project “Export of agricultural products”. The event was attended by Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Stavropol and Rostov regional officials.
23 Jul, 2020
Russian agriexports to Turkey are up 40%
Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Levin and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Turkey Akif Ozkaldy held the 3rd meeting of the Executive Committee on Agriculture between Russia and Turkey via videoconference to discuss mutual trade in agricultural products and food, as well as veterinary and phytosanitary challenges.
15 Jul, 2020
Russian agricultural exports to Japan is up by 21% since the beginning of this year
On July 14, the Russian-Japanese Dialogue was personified by the deputy ministers of the agrarian bodies of Russia and Japan, Sergei Levin and Makoto Osawa, who discussed the prospects of expanding bilateral fish and agritrade
30 Jun, 2020
“Attache for Agriculture” program students defended graduation papers
June 29. The students of the professional retraining program “Attache for Agriculture”, which is being implemented on the basis of the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia at MGIMO “International Agricultural Markets and Foreign Economic Affairs in the Agricultural Complex”, passed the defense of the final projects.