agriculture in Caucasus

 Azerbaijan becomes main tomato supplier to Russia

Azerbaijan was a leader in tomato export to Russia in 2017, Russian Federal Customs Committee said. Azerbaijan increased its export volume by 50% to 151,000 tons ($151 million). Azerbaijan’s share in Russian tomato import …

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Turkey widens free trade agreement with Georgia

Georgia and Turkey have agreed to widen an existing free trade agreement, so Georgian producers will soon be able to increase export volume to Turkey by 20%. The final round of negotiations was held Ankara, where delegations of …

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Dagestan increases agricultural production

Last year, Dagestani farmers produced agricultural products at 123.078 billion rubles, which is 5.1% higher than in 2016, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic reported. It is specified that the crop …

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System of a Down frontman calls Armenians not to eat GMO

A frontman of the System of a Down heavy metal band, Serj Tankian called the citizens of Armenia not to eat the GMO products, in particular, produced by the  Monsanto company. "Farmers know that they have been spoiling the soil for a …

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Russia is Azerbaijan's largest non-oil importer

Azerbaijan's basic market for the country's actively developing non-oil sector exports is Russia: supplies valued at $553 million were exported to the country, which is more than one third of total output of the sector in 2017. …

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China starts free trade with Georgia

Georgia officially established a free trade regime with China, in accordance with an agreement signed in May last year.  From now on, many Georgian goods will be exported to China and its market of 1.4 billion consumers, with …

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Russian senators sum up Caucasus agrarian results

Russian senators, chairman and deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrifood Policy and Environmental Management, Mikhail Shchetinin and Irina Hecht, speaking with correspondents of Vestnik …

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Orchards for low-income families planted in Azerbaijan

Orchards for low-income families were planted in Azerbaijan’s Lankaran district on November 23, Beylagan and Sabirabad districts on November 24, the IDEA Public Union said in a message. This was initiated by IDEA, Ministry of …

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EU to help Georgian farmers

Up to 50 representatives of international donors, stakeholders and partners of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia discussed the draft National Strategy for Agricultural Extension in Georgia 2018-2019, according to the website of the Food …

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 Georgia increases kiwifruit export to Japan

Georgia is increasing the export of kiwifruit in Japan, Georgia's Ministry of Agriculture said.  Georgia's Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili said Japan was an interesting market for …

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