30 Jun, 2020
“Attache for Agriculture” program students defended graduation papers
June 29. The students of the professional retraining program “Attache for Agriculture”, which is being implemented on the basis of the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia at MGIMO “International Agricultural Markets and Foreign Economic Affairs in the Agricultural Complex”, passed the defense of the final projects.
23 Jun, 2020
Admission of applicants for the MGIMO master's program “World Agricultural Markets” is open
The MGIMO Department under the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia “International Agricultural Markets and Agro-Industrial Foreign Economic Affairs” announces the applicant drafting for its master's program.
19 Jun, 2020
Russia’s got the status of an area free from a number of animal diseases
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has officially recognized the status of Russia as a country free from contagious pleuropneumonia of cattle and plague of small ruminants.
17 Jun, 2020
Russian grain production in 2020 may reach 122.5 million tons
The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev uttered the figure at another working meeting with Russian grain export majors outlining the preliminary results of this agricultural year to coordinate plans for the next period.
10 Jun, 2020
The ice cream exports in the 1st quarter increased up to 5.6 thousand tons
The first quarter of 2020 brought 5.6 thousand tons of ice cream supplied abroad worth more than $ 10 million, which is by 11.4% higher than the same period index of 2019. It makes almost 20% of total Russian exports of dairy products in value terms.
10 Jun, 2020
“German-Russian Agrarian and Political Dialogue” highlights the prospects for the national agro-industrial complexes
The regular meeting of the German-Russian Agrarian-Political Dialogue Project Council featured the Deputy Minister’s of Agriculture Sergei Levin report affirming that cooperation between the two countries in the agricultural sector remains much fruitful.
29 May, 2020
The list of soft loans destinations for export-oriented manufacturers of agricultural products is updated
The Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the Decree No. 748 as of May 26, 2020 expanding the list of areas for targeted use of soft loans for farmers, who joined the advanced competitiveness program.
18 May, 2020
Coordinated EAEU operations contribute to food security all over the Union’s market
May 18. The heads of the EAEU agricultural bodies discussed the food security matters in the context of global coronavirus outbreak at the online Council on Agro-Industrial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Union.
15 May, 2020
The Russian Government has extended the state support for manufacturers of export-oriented agricproducts
The Government of the Russian Federation approved the Decree No. 677 as of May 14, 2020, providing that agricultural enterprises involved into advanced competitiveness agreements shall be enjoying the soft loans, even in case of shortfall in terms of total output throughout 2020.
26 Apr, 2020
The Russian grain export quota is completely taken up
April 26, 2020. The 7 million ton non-tariff quota for grain exports from Russia specified on April 1 is exhausted.
21 Apr, 2020
G20 Agriculture Ministers discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global agribusiness
April 21. The G20 ministerial video conference was focused on the effects of the coronavirus spread on the global agro-industrial complex. Russia was represented by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin.
13 Apr, 2020
The first day of grain interventions brought sales of more than a half of the total offer
To stabilize the domestic grain market pricing, the Ministry of Agriculture started selling grain from the national intervention fund on April 13.
10 Apr, 2020
Russia has started wheat deliveries to Saudi Arabia
On April 3 Russia dispatched the first batch of wheat to Saudi Arabia. The volume of the supply amounted to more than 60 thousand tons; previously, the batch was examined for compliance with the phytosanitary requirements of the importing country.
3 Apr, 2020
The Russian Government approved the Ministry's of Agriculture initiative on the grain export quota
The Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 385 as of March 31, 2020, providing for the introduction of 7 million ton quota for grain exports from Russia. The restrictive measure valid from April 1 to June 30, 2020, should both stabilize grain prices and ensure affordable bread and flour in the domestic retail.
1 Apr, 2020
The Union of Grain Exporters expanded the membership
At the regular meeting the Union was joined by Louis Dreyfus East, Outspan International (Olam Group), Steppe Agricultural Holding, Pokrovsky Concern and Zavolzhye Grain. Thus, the Union of Grain Exporters now unites 16 largest companies exporting about 70% of grain in the first half of the 2019-20 season.
27 Mar, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture has masterminded the toolkit to maintain stability all over food market
Facing the current economic conditions in the Russian Federation and other EAEU countries, the Ministry sets measures aimed at keeping the food market stability to meet the domestic demand for grain and its processed products.
24 Mar, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia established the Emergency operations center (EOC) to prevent the spread of coronavirus
The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev signed the Directive “On urgent measures aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus infection”, which provides for the establishment of the ministerial EOC.
15 Mar, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia goes on the selection campaign for agriculture attachés
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin held the second stage of qualifying interviews with the students of MGIMO postgraduate program “Attaché on Agriculture”.
13 Mar, 2020
The joint Russia-Belarus Collegium of agrarian departments was held online
The Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev and the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Anatoly Khotko held a joint board meeting involving the agrarian departments of both countries.
13 Mar, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia looks through cooperation prospects with Iraq
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin had a working meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Russian Federation Abdulrahman Hamid Al-Husseini.