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18 Feb 2015

GN-2015-088 Ukraine Grain Exports Reach 23.39 mmt and Russian Grain Intervention 675 mt

Ukraine Grain Exports reach 23.39 mmt The Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy announced that as of 17th February, Ukraine has exported 23.39 million metric tonnes of grain since the beginning of the marketing year. Exports included 9.02 milli... more

17 Feb 2015

GN-2015-086 Russian Grain Intervention 1,215 mt

On 17th February 2015, 1,215 metric tonnes of grain was bought by the state intervention fund during trading. This included 810 metric tonnes of 3rd class wheat 405 metric tonnes of 5th class wheat. Since intervention has started, a total of 354... more

16 Feb 2015

GN-2015-084 Russian Grain Exports Reach 23.61 mmt

The Russian Federation’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that as of 11th February 2015, 23.61million metric tonnes of grain was exported since the beginning of the marketing year 2014-15. Exports included: 18.56 mmt of wheat, 3.47 mmt of... more

15 Feb 2015

Lima climate change conference – some progress towards new international treaty

Delegates from 195 countries met in Lima, Peru, in December under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with the aim of progressing a new international agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), due to be fina... more

15 Feb 2015

US agriculture organisations form coalition to support trade with Cuba

Following announcements by the Cuban and US Presidents in December 2014 about beginning the process of normalising trade relations between the two countries, more than 30 US food and agriculture companies and organisa... more