Agriculture
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 »
November 25, 2013 16:23
Seven years of consistent investments were crowned by the launch of ALIRA Grand Vin, WineRo’s exclusive range obtained from the grape harvest from the best plots of Aliman’s estate in Dobrogea....more »
November 18, 2013 14:23
The restrictions on pork exports imposed on Romania are going to be eventually lifted. Thus, starting January 1, 2014, Romania will be able to resume the exports to EU countries, according to the President of the National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA), Vladimir Manastireanu, Agerpres informs....more »
November 05, 2013 16:11
Monsanto expands its production and processing corn capacity in Romania after completing a EUR23.7 million investment in the Sinesti seeding processing station, in Ialomita County. The Sinesti station is an important contributory factor to the l...more »
September 20, 2013 12:30
The foreign investors have bought around 1 million hectares over the last 7 years and they are expected to massively increase the farmland acquisitions once the land market liberalization comes into force in January 2014. The Romania's cereal production has doubled since 2007 confirming the great potential of local agriculture. And this potential, along with cheaper land prices compared with the rest of EU are attractive for international investors who have great financial power....more »
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