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10 Feb 2015

GN-2015-075 Russian Grain Intervention 945 mt

On 10th February 2015, 945 metric tonnes of grain was bought by the state intervention fund during trading. This included 945 metric tonnes of 5th class wheat. Since intervention has started, a total of 349,765 metric tonnes of grain was bought... more

10 Feb 2015

EU-2015-05 Official Controls – Identified Positions of Member States on Key Issues

Celcaa representing the agri food trade of which GAFTA is a member has sent following update: Working programme of the Latvian Presidency: The Latvian presidency is very cautious expressing ambitious objective for this file. While the Presidency... more

09 Feb 2015

GN-2015-072 Russian Grain Exports Reach 23.5 mmt

The Russian Federation’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that as of 4th February 2015, 23.5 million metric tonnes of grain was exported since the beginning of the marketing year 2014-15. Exports included: 18.54 mmt of wheat, 3.43 mmt of b... more

06 Feb 2015

GN-2015-070 Kazakhstan Harvest Update

Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan announced on 6th February that 17,16 million metric tonnes of grain and pulses were harvested in 2014, which is less by 5,9% than in 2013, with an average yield of 1.71 mt/hectare. 75.7% out of the total... more

05 Feb 2015

EU-2015-04 Outcome of the Council Working Group of 22-23 January 2015 on Organic Farming

General context: Latvian Presidency is putting strong efforts on the file of organic – ie specific detailed agenda of Council WG and SCA on the file (see organic CIR 2015_01) to meet the expectations of the Commission to have an agreement wi... more