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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

05 Feb 2015

GN-2015-066 DG AGRI Market Prices for Grains and Rice

DG AGRI is now publishing regular updates of EU market prices to increase transparency of EU grain markets and to understand the marketing stage of the cereal prices reported. The prices refer to malting barley, durum wheat, rye, maize, oats, whea... more