Agriculture
January 06, 2015 17:16
Over 50 milk factories, about one third of the production facilities on the Romanian market, were closed last year due to lower domestic demand and rising production costs according to Dorin Cojocaru, president of APRIL, Romania’s Dairy Industry Association, who talked to Mediafax....more »
December 04, 2014 14:30
Romania continues to be one of the main grain import sources for the Egyptian government that purchased additional 120,000 tonnes of wheat in a tender held on December 3, 2014, paying about 32.4 million dollar....more »
October 23, 2014 12:40
The Egyptian government purchased additional 60,000 tonnes of wheat from Romania in a tender held earlier this week, paying about 15.52 million dollar, following similar transactions carried out in August and September....more »
August 28, 2014 14:02
This week the government of the African country bought 60,000 tons of wheat from Romania, paying nearly 15.5 million dollar given the price of 257.77 dollar/ton, reads a notification on the website of the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) quoted by Mediafax....more »
August 25, 2014 13:53
Romania has registered record rapeseed yield in 2014 which exceeded 1 billion tons, the largest harvest since 1970, according to the preliminary data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....more »
June 25, 2014 11:09
Four of the largest hypermarket chains in Romania are extending their product range by including a selection of more than 35 vegetables provided by domestic producers. Over 200 farmers in southern Romania will supply starting June, about 10,000 tons of vegetables to hypermarkets across the country under the new programme, “Dor de gust”, launched by producers and merchants for promoting domestic production, announces Agerpres....more »
May 19, 2014 16:46
The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced it has concluded a loan agreement to provide 300 million euro financing for priority projects under the Romanian Rural Development Programme for 2007-2013. Main areas targeted are afforestation, improvement of forest management and protection and small-scale rural and agricultural infrastructure investments....more »
April 06, 2014 12:52
Last year’s boost in agricultural production is little likely to occur again, not because the potential lacks, but because Romania’s agriculture is still weather-dependant. The agribusiness sector had a positive impact on the country’s economic growth in 2013, likewise the industry which was the main field fuelling the 3.5 percent advance in the Gross Domestic Product – the agriculture recorded a 1.7 percent contribution to the GDP’s growth rate, translated into a contribution of 6.9 percent to the GDP’s nominal value, according to the data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS)....more »
April 03, 2014 15:08
The American group Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, appoints Vasile Varvaroi as General Manager of the Romanian subsidiary, position he will effectively take as from June 1, 2014, a press release announces....more »
December 02, 2013 14:53
Despite an increase close to 60% of the average price of agricultural land over the past two years, Romania is still low-priced compared with most of the European countries. According to Mediafax, a report released by DTZ Echinox indicates an average price of 3.100 euro/ha, a price that is 2 up to 8 times lower than in other states across Europe....more »
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